Climate at a Glance

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Upper Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2006
Ties: 1910
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
17.6°F
(-8.0°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2002
Ties: 1965, 1969, 1971, 1997
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
21.5°F
(-5.8°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2002
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2002
Ties: 1917, 1951, 1994
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1943
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1903, 1969, 1971
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918, 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1915
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1907, 1938
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1965, 1980
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1902, 1940, 1953
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1921, 2019, 2020
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1933, 1965, 1975, 1981
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1909
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1932, 2013
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1924, 1941
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2002
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1907, 1908
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2003
Ties: 1925, 1941, 1945, 1995

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