Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
17.44°F
(-8.09°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
-2.31°F
(-1.28°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2006
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
21.31°F
(-5.94°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
25.25°F
(-3.75°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
28.69°F
(-1.84°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
33.31°F
(0.73°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1945, 1950
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
37.61°F
(3.12°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
40.91°F
(4.95°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1908, 1950
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
42.95°F
(6.08°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1900
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
43.35°F
(6.31°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.58°F
(0.33°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
42.25°F
(5.69°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
0.64°F
(0.35°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1989
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
40.99°F
(4.99°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.96°F
(0.53°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
40.22°F
(4.57°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
41.28°F
(5.16°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.26°F
(0.70°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
40.90°F
(4.94°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
40.72°F
(4.84°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
40.62°F
(4.79°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/