Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
25.66°F
(-3.52°C)
19.75°F
(-6.81°C)
5.91°F
(3.29°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2006
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
25.30°F
(-3.72°C)
21.20°F
(-6.00°C)
4.10°F
(2.28°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2020
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
27.16°F
(-2.69°C)
24.37°F
(-4.24°C)
2.79°F
(1.55°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
30.77°F
(-0.68°C)
28.64°F
(-1.87°C)
2.13°F
(1.19°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
35.39°F
(1.88°C)
33.29°F
(0.72°C)
2.10°F
(1.16°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
39.38°F
(4.10°C)
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
1.80°F
(1.00°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
42.40°F
(5.78°C)
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
44.12°F
(6.73°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
44.39°F
(6.88°C)
43.24°F
(6.24°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
43.54°F
(6.41°C)
42.77°F
(5.98°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
42.51°F
(5.84°C)
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
0.91°F
(0.51°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
41.14°F
(5.08°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
1.11°F
(0.62°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1935
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
39.21°F
(4.01°C)
0.79°F
(0.43°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
40.66°F
(4.81°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.64°F
(0.35°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
40.61°F
(4.78°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2018
Ties: 1941
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
40.80°F
(4.89°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.80°F
(0.45°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1992, 1994
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
40.56°F
(4.76°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020
Ties: 1936

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/