Climate at a Glance

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Upper Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
8.0°F
(-13.3°C)
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
-9.3°F
(-5.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
19.0°F
(-7.2°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Ties: 1911, 1974
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1916, 1953, 1958, 1992
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1950, 1957, 2003
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918, 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1913, 1935, 1976, 1988, 1992
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1902, 1972, 2004, 2011, 2018
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1902, 1953, 1956
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1935, 2005
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 1932, 2013
Ties: 1955
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1943
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Ties: 1944, 1945, 1950, 1993
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907, 1908
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2003
Ties: 1949, 1978, 1985, 1996

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/