Climate at a Glance

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Upper Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
9.2°F
(-12.7°C)
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
-8.1°F
(-4.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2006
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
14.2°F
(-9.9°C)
19.9°F
(-6.7°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
21.2°F
(-6.0°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 2014
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1952
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1952, 1986
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918, 1977
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1905, 1925
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1920, 1979
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1903, 1984
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1907, 1961, 1975, 1998
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2013
Ties: 1949, 1955, 1960, 1981, 2004
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2013
Ties: 1991, 2003
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932, 2013
Ties: 1898, 1903, 1921, 1959, 1961
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Ties: 1982, 2016
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1931, 1959, 1960, 1974, 1977, 1983, 1986
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1907, 1908
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2003
Ties: 1940, 1949, 1985, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/