United States: Temperature

Average Annual Temperature (2021-2022)*: 12.5°C (54.51°F) 

*Average is for the 48 contiguous United States, which includes 344 climate divisions alone.  This is 1.38°C (2.49°F) higher than the 20th century average.  (NOAA-Climate)

Hottest temperature on record (All US states and territories): 56.67°C (134°F) in Death Valley, California, on July 10, 1913. This is North America’s hottest temperature on record and the second hottest temperature recorded worldwide. (NOAA – National Centers for Environmental Information)