Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1996
1-Month
18.61°F
(-7.44°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
-1.14°F
(-0.63°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2006
Dec 1995–Jan 1996
2-Month
21.08°F
(-6.07°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1991 1977
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2020
Ties: 1957
Nov 1995–Jan 1996
3-Month
24.26°F
(-4.30°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1916, 1927
Oct 1995–Jan 1996
4-Month
28.55°F
(-1.92°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Sep 1995–Jan 1996
5-Month
33.20°F
(0.67°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Aug 1995–Jan 1996
6-Month
37.92°F
(3.29°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Jul 1995–Jan 1996
7-Month
41.16°F
(5.09°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1967, 2009
Jun 1995–Jan 1996
8-Month
42.93°F
(6.07°C)
42.71°F
(5.95°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
May 1995–Jan 1996
9-Month
43.40°F
(6.33°C)
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Apr 1995–Jan 1996
10-Month
42.79°F
(5.99°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1948
Mar 1995–Jan 1996
11-Month
41.84°F
(5.47°C)
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1975
Feb 1995–Jan 1996
12-Month
40.51°F
(4.73°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1931
Aug 1994–Jan 1996
18-Month
40.18°F
(4.54°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
0.97°F
(0.53°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Ties: 1942
Feb 1994–Jan 1996
24-Month
40.94°F
(4.97°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.92°F
(0.51°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Ties: 2011
Feb 1993–Jan 1996
36-Month
40.50°F
(4.72°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1991 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2018
Ties: 1923, 1983
Feb 1992–Jan 1996
48-Month
40.59°F
(4.77°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1991 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Feb 1991–Jan 1996
60-Month
40.84°F
(4.91°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2020
Ties: 1992

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