Climate at a Glance

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Upper Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
5.3°F
(-14.8°C)
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
-12.0°F
(-6.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
12.4°F
(-10.9°C)
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
-7.4°F
(-4.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
20.1°F
(-6.6°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1936
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1904, 1936
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1986
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918, 1977
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1899, 1927
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932
Ties: 1920, 1978
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932
Ties: 1912, 1926
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932
Ties: 1899, 1910, 1970, 2009
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1904, 1930, 1997
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1932, 2013
Ties: 1897, 1900, 1927, 1938, 1973
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1904, 1917, 1926, 1963
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1954, 1968, 1982
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907, 1908
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2003
Ties: 1900, 1904, 1927, 1954, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/