Climate at a Glance

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Upper Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2006
Ties: 1927
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
19.0°F
(-7.2°C)
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2002
Ties: 1911, 1940
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1909, 1957, 1992
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918, 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1909, 1948, 2005
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1944, 1947, 1981
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Ties: 1933, 1944, 1945, 1949, 1957, 2003, 2018
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1976
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1954, 2018
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1914, 1954, 1964, 2005
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2013
Ties: 1924, 1964, 1996
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1932, 2013
Ties: 1901, 1976, 1991, 2009
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2013
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1914, 1915, 1948, 1960, 1994, 2010, 2011
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1931, 1959, 1960, 1977, 1978, 1983, 1986
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907, 1908
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2003
Ties: 1910, 1911, 1912, 1917, 1931, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/