Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
21.85°F
(-5.64°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
2.10°F
(1.17°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
23.39°F
(-4.78°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
2.19°F
(1.22°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
25.27°F
(-3.74°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
29.48°F
(-1.40°C)
28.63°F
(-1.87°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
34.06°F
(1.14°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
0.77°F
(0.42°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
38.16°F
(3.42°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Ties: 1958
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
41.35°F
(5.19°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
43.00°F
(6.11°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
43.42°F
(6.34°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
42.93°F
(6.07°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
41.85°F
(5.47°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1990
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
39.83°F
(4.35°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1946, 1967
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
38.54°F
(3.63°C)
39.22°F
(4.01°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
39.40°F
(4.11°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
39.89°F
(4.38°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1949
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
39.51°F
(4.17°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
39.51°F
(4.17°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/