Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1982
1-Month
15.12°F
(-9.38°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
-4.63°F
(-2.57°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2006
Dec 1981–Jan 1982
2-Month
19.49°F
(-6.95°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
-1.71°F
(-0.95°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2020
Nov 1981–Jan 1982
3-Month
24.07°F
(-4.41°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Oct 1981–Jan 1982
4-Month
28.29°F
(-2.06°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1971
Sep 1981–Jan 1982
5-Month
32.98°F
(0.54°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.18°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1985
Aug 1981–Jan 1982
6-Month
37.36°F
(2.98°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1961
Jul 1981–Jan 1982
7-Month
40.79°F
(4.88°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1985
Jun 1981–Jan 1982
8-Month
42.86°F
(6.03°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1950, 1967
May 1981–Jan 1982
9-Month
43.30°F
(6.28°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Apr 1981–Jan 1982
10-Month
43.21°F
(6.23°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1947, 2014
Mar 1981–Jan 1982
11-Month
42.10°F
(5.61°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Feb 1981–Jan 1982
12-Month
40.66°F
(4.81°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.62°F
(0.34°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Aug 1980–Jan 1982
18-Month
39.83°F
(4.35°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
0.62°F
(0.34°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Feb 1980–Jan 1982
24-Month
40.47°F
(4.71°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1936
Feb 1979–Jan 1982
36-Month
40.26°F
(4.59°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2018
Feb 1978–Jan 1982
48-Month
39.93°F
(4.41°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 1903
Feb 1977–Jan 1982
60-Month
40.12°F
(4.51°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2020

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