Climate at a Glance

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Great Lakes Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
18.0°F
(-7.8°C)
19.1°F
(-7.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2006
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
23.1°F
(-4.9°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 2015
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1932
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1932
Ties: 1942
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1932
Ties: 1974
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1932
Ties: 2011, 2019
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1932
Ties: 1953
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1932
Ties: 1939, 1956
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1932
Ties: 1923, 1947
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1937
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1934, 1998
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2013, 2017
Ties: 1998
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2013
Ties: 1974, 1983, 1990, 1991
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1901, 1946, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1995, 1998
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1939, 1959, 1967
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2003
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1961, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1997

Citing This Page

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