Average Annual Temperature for Each US State

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The average temperature for the year in every USA state is listed below. The states are also ranked from the hottest state at number 1 to the coldest state at number 50.

Below the tables there's a map that allows you to visually compare the annual average temperatures among states.

State-wide averages of annual temperatures range from a high of 70.7 degrees Fahrenheit (21.5 degrees Celsius) in Florida to a low of 26.6 °F (-3.0 °C) in Alaska. For the entire United States, excluding Hawaii and Alaska, the year averages 52.7 °F (11.5 °C).

The temperatures are based on data collected by weather stations throughout each state during the years 1971 to 2000 and made available by the NOAA National Climatic Data Center of the United States.

State names are linked to more detailed temperature information for that state.

Average annual temperature for each state.
State °F °C Rank
Alabama62.817.17
Alaska26.6-3.050
Arizona60.315.710
Arkansas60.415.89
California59.415.212
Colorado45.17.339
Connecticut49.09.429
Delaware55.312.916
Florida70.721.51
Georgia63.517.55
Hawaii70.021.12
Idaho44.46.940
Illinois51.811.023
Indiana51.710.925
Iowa47.88.836
Kansas54.312.419
Kentucky55.613.115
Louisiana66.419.13
Maine41.05.048
Maryland54.212.320
Massachusetts47.98.835
Michigan44.46.940
Minnesota41.25.147
Mississippi63.417.46
Missouri54.512.518
State °F °C Rank
Montana42.75.945
Nebraska48.89.330
Nevada49.99.928
New Hampshire43.86.642
New Jersey52.711.522
New Mexico53.411.921
New York45.47.437
North Carolina59.015.013
North Dakota40.44.749
Ohio50.710.426
Oklahoma59.615.311
Oregon48.49.133
Pennsylvania48.89.330
Rhode Island50.110.127
South Carolina62.416.98
South Dakota45.27.338
Tennessee57.614.214
Texas64.818.24
Utah48.69.232
Vermont42.96.144
Virginia55.112.817
Washington48.39.134
West Virginia51.811.023
Wisconsin43.16.243
Wyoming42.05.646
USA state map of annual average temperatures
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