Hottest States in the US

Hottest States in the US 2023 (Month by Month)

Are you thinking of moving to a warmer state? Are you planning your summer vacation and want to know which month is the best time to go visit? Or just want to know for fun which state is the hottest state and which state is the coldest state? Below you will find weather data based on the average temperature of every state. We took the average temperature of each state from January 2022 to December 2022 and ranked the states to find out which state is the hottest state and which state is the coldest state in the country. We also took the month-by-month average temperature of every state. The state-by-state weather data is from National Centers for Environmental Information

Hottest States in the US
Hottest States in the US

What is the Hottest State in the US?

The hottest state in the US is Florida with an average temperature of 72.5 F (22.5 C). 

The Top 10 Hottest States in the United States

StateAverage Temperature (Fahrenheit)
Florida72.5
Louisiana67.4
Texas66.5
Georgia64.8
Mississippi64.8
Alabama64
South Carolina63.8
Arizona61.3
Arkansas61.1
Oklahoma60.9
Top 10 Hottest States in the US

What is the Hottest State in January?

The hottest state in January is Florida. Florida had an average temperature of 57.6 F in January 2022. Louisiana came in as the second hottest state in January with an average temperature of 48.2 F. California came in as the third hottest state in January with an average temperature of 46.1 F.

What is the Hottest State in February?

Similar to January, the hottest state in February is Florida. Florida had an average temperature of 63 F in February 2022. Georgia came in as the second hottest state in February with an average temperature of 52.7 F. South Carolina came in as the third hottest state in February with an average temperature of 52 F.

What is the Hottest State in March?

Similar to January and February, the hottest state in March is Florida. Florida had an average temperature of 68.5 F in March 2022. Georgia and Louisiana came in next as the hottest state in March with an average temperature of 59 F.

What is the Hottest State in April?

The hottest state in April is Florida. Florida had an average temperature of 71.9 F in April 2022. The perfect temperature for Spring Breakers vacationing in Florida! Texas came in as the second hottest state in April with an average temperature of 68.7 F. Louisiana came in as the third hottest state in April with an average temperature of 67.6 F.

What is the Hottest State in May?

The hottest state in May is Texas. Texas had an average temperature of 78 F in May 2022. Florida came in as a close second in May with an average temperature of 77.7 F. Louisiana came in as the third hottest state in May with an average temperature of 77 F.

What is the Hottest State in June?

The hottest state in June is Texas. Texas had an average temperature of 83.7 F in June 2022. In fact, Texas reached a high of 96.4 F in June 2022! Louisiana came in as the second hottest state in June with an average temperature of 82.7 F. Florida came in as the third hottest state in June with an average temperature of 82 F.

What’s the Hottest State in July?

Planning your summer vacation? The hottest state in July 2022 was Texas followed by Oklahoma and then Arkansas. Texas was so hot in July that it had an average temperature of 87.1 F (30.6 C). In fact, in Texas, the temperature reached a high of 100 F (37.7 C). in July 2022. 

The second hottest state in July was Oklahoma with an average temperature of 86.6 F while Arkansas came in as the third hottest state in July with an average temperature of 84.1 F.

What’s the Hottest State in August?

The hottest state in August is Texas followed by Florida and then Oklahoma. Texas had an average temperature in August of 83.3 F. Similar to July, Texas reached a high of 100F in August 2022! Florida had an average temperature 82.8 F in August reaching a high of 92.2F in August 2022. Oklahoma came in as the third hottest state in August with an average temperature of 82.5 F. Oklahoma reached a high of 100.4 F in August!

What is the Hottest State in September?

The hottest state in September is Florida. Florida had an average temperature of 79.9 F in September 2022. Texas came in as the second hottest state in September with an average temperature of 77.8 F. Louisiana came in as the third hottest state in September with an average temperature of 77.4 F.

What is the Hottest State in October?

The hottest state in October is Florida. Florida started to cool off in October with an average temperature of 71.7 F in October 2022. Louisiana and Texas came in next as the hottest states in October with a very comfortable average temperature of 66.4 F. 

What is the Hottest State in November?

The hottest state in November is Florida. Florida had an average temperature of 69.6 F in November 2022. Louisiana came in as the second hottest state in November with an average temperature of 58.2 F. Georgia came in as the third hottest state in November with an average temperature of 57.5 F.

What is the Hottest State in December?

The hottest state in December is Florida. Florida had an average temperature of 61.6 F in December 2022. Louisiana came in as the second hottest state in December with an average temperature of 54.5 F. Mississippi came in as the third hottest state in December with an average temperature of 50.3 F.

Hottest States in the US

Below is a table showing the average temperature of every state (except Hawaii) from January to December 2022. The states are ranked in order of hottest to coldest states.

StateAverage Temperature (Fahrenheit)
Florida72.5
Louisiana67.4
Texas66.5
Georgia64.8
Mississippi64.8
Alabama64
South Carolina63.8
Arizona61.3
Arkansas61.1
Oklahoma60.9
North Carolina60.1
California60
Tennessee58.6
Kentucky56.4
Delaware56.3
Virginia56.1
Maryland55.7
Kansas55.2
Missouri55
New Mexico54.6
New Jersey54.3
West Virginia52.4
Indiana52.2
Illinois52
Rhode Island52
Ohio51.8
Nevada51.7
Connecticut50.9
Massachusetts50.3
Nebraska49.6
Pennsylvania49.6
Utah49.6
Oregon48.4
Iowa47.5
Washington47
New York46.5
Colorado46.2
New Hampshire45.3
South Dakota45.2
Michigan45
Vermont44.2
Idaho43.6
Maine43.4
Wisconsin42.8
Montana42.1
Wyoming41.8
Minnesota40.1
North Dakota39.4
Alaska28.6
Average Temperature of Every State in 2022

What is the Coldest State?

The coldest state in the US is Alaska with an average temperature of 28.6 F (-1.88 C)

Top 10 Coldest States in the United States

StateAverage Temperature (Fahrenheit)
Alaska28.6
North Dakota39.4
Minnesota40.1
Wyoming41.8
Montana42.1
Wisconsin42.8
Maine43.4
Idaho43.6
Vermont44.2
Michigan45
10 Coldest States in the US

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