Climate at a Glance

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Great Lakes Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
19.1°F
(-7.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2006
Ties: 1942, 1951
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
19.3°F
(-7.1°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2002
Ties: 1961
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1915, 1940, 1951, 1952
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 1944, 1965
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 1903, 1929, 1946
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 1938, 1961, 1966, 1973
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 1911, 1917, 1929, 1943, 1973, 1978
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 1973, 1979
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1932
Ties: 1902, 1943, 1980, 2015
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2013
Ties: 1900, 1965, 1980
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1946, 1967
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1953, 1958
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1934, 1984, 1985
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1940, 1944, 1951
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2002
Ties: 1924, 1949, 1958
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1908
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2003
Ties: 1942, 1949, 1951, 1953

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/