Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Great Lakes Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
13.4°F
(-10.3°C)
19.1°F
(-7.2°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1912
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2006
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Ties: 1957, 1969, 1990
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Ties: 1934
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1915, 1951, 1952, 1986
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1997
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1941
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1941
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1913, 1944, 1948, 1955, 1958, 1962, 1971, 1980
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1964
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1907, 1921, 1965, 1969, 1976
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1933, 1955, 1962, 1976
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1921, 1982, 1996
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013, 2017
Ties: 1923, 1965, 1975, 1987, 2014
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2013
Ties: 1947
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2013
Ties: 1944, 1951, 1986
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Ties: 1943, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1975, 1976, 1998
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1908
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2003
Ties: 1941, 1945, 1952, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/