Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
21.29°F
(-5.95°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2006
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
22.75°F
(-5.14°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
25.50°F
(-3.61°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1919
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
29.00°F
(-1.67°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
33.87°F
(1.04°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1938
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
38.19°F
(3.44°C)
37.59°F
(3.11°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
43.31°F
(6.28°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
43.81°F
(6.56°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
43.27°F
(6.26°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
41.91°F
(5.51°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1954
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
40.28°F
(4.60°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
39.58°F
(4.21°C)
39.22°F
(4.01°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
40.06°F
(4.48°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
39.69°F
(4.27°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1932, 1948
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/