Monthly Temperature (AccuWeather)
Even with the onslaught of winter storms, average monthly temperatures across the continental United States have been slightly warmer in comparison to January temperatures of last year. The average in New York is about 1 degree Celsius higher this January compared to January 2014, and Chicago is 5 degrees Celsius higher.
Notably, the average temperature in San Antonio, Texas, this month was nearly 30% colder compared to last year, dropping from 9.9 degrees Celsius last January to 6.3 degrees Celsius this January. Meanwhile, temperatures in Chicago and New York have recovered to warmer levels after a cold snap at the beginning of 2015. In stark contrast, temperatures in San Diego, California, have remained consistently above 10 degrees Celsius throughout the month.
Daily Temperature (AccuWeather)
Data Sources: AccuWeather