Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1950
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
6.6°F
(3.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1932
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1932
Ties: 1999
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1932
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1932
Ties: 2020
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1932
Ties: 1974
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1932
Ties: 1901
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1932
Ties: 1950, 1974
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1932
Ties: 1991, 2006
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1913, 2007, 2013
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1898, 1920, 1933, 2003
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1952, 1953, 2009
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1901, 1954
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1937, 1957, 1986, 1988, 2002, 2010
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019, 2020
Ties: 1903, 1917, 1990, 1998
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1904, 1911, 1920, 1961, 1979
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2020
Ties: 1905, 1908, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/