Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1989
1-Month
23.04°F
(-4.98°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
3.29°F
(1.83°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2006
Dec 1988–Jan 1989
2-Month
22.72°F
(-5.16°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
1.52°F
(0.84°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Nov 1988–Jan 1989
3-Month
25.99°F
(-3.34°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Oct 1988–Jan 1989
4-Month
29.72°F
(-1.27°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Sep 1988–Jan 1989
5-Month
34.09°F
(1.16°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
0.80°F
(0.44°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1958
Aug 1988–Jan 1989
6-Month
38.49°F
(3.61°C)
37.59°F
(3.11°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1900
Jul 1988–Jan 1989
7-Month
41.76°F
(5.42°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Jun 1988–Jan 1989
8-Month
43.63°F
(6.46°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.92°F
(0.51°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
May 1988–Jan 1989
9-Month
44.05°F
(6.69°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.82°F
(0.45°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Apr 1988–Jan 1989
10-Month
43.48°F
(6.38°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.71°F
(0.40°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1941
Mar 1988–Jan 1989
11-Month
42.25°F
(5.69°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
0.64°F
(0.35°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1988
Feb 1988–Jan 1989
12-Month
40.54°F
(4.74°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.50°F
(0.27°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Aug 1987–Jan 1989
18-Month
39.56°F
(4.20°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1954
Feb 1987–Jan 1989
24-Month
40.76°F
(4.87°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 2015
Feb 1986–Jan 1989
36-Month
41.03°F
(5.02°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
1.03°F
(0.58°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 1985–Jan 1989
48-Month
40.81°F
(4.89°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Feb 1984–Jan 1989
60-Month
40.68°F
(4.82°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/