State-by-state information on winter 2011-2012 temperatures is represented above. Redder colors indicate states in which this winter was relatively warm compared to previous winters; white indicates states in which this winter was near-normal. No state had below-normal temperatures. Numbers indicate state-by-state rankings of winter 2011-2012 temperatures within the 117-year NOAA temperature dataset for each state; 117 would indicate the warmest winter on record; 1 would indicate the coldest winter on record. (Graphic courtesy NOAA)