Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

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
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-11.2°F
(-6.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1950
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1904
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1982
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1938, 1945
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1969, 1981
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932, 2020
Ties: 1925, 1981, 1996
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1896
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1911, 1929, 1936
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1899, 1978, 2010, 2015
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1905
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1926, 1939
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2020
Ties: 1932, 1935, 1954
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1970
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019, 2020
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1943, 1946, 1948, 1953
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1970
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1922, 1925, 1947, 1949, 1957, 2000, 2004
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1970
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1930, 1938, 1939, 1946, 1952, 1987, 1996, 2000

Citing This Page

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