Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Upper Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1973

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
19.3°F
(-7.1°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1937
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1946
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1946, 1993
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918, 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1946, 2009
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1943, 1968
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1908, 1911, 1969
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1917, 1928
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1908, 1929
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1927, 1968, 1970
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1903, 1908, 1961, 1969
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932, 2013
Ties: 1897, 1900, 1927, 1938, 1979
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1908, 1969, 1972
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1928, 1969, 1970
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907, 1908
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2003
Ties: 1963, 1972, 1981, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/