Barack Obama Is Sworn In As 44th President Of The United States

Historic Inauguration Day Weather

Today’s map of the week comes from in honor of Monday’s inauguration.

In addition to displaying what temperatures have been during inaugurations over the past 224 years (an average of 37 degrees), the graphic also illustrates noteworthy events that have occurred on and off the parade route over time. For instance, the first inauguration to take place on January 20th was FDR’s second in 1937. It is also interesting to note that the first to be viewed online was Bill Clinton’s in 1997.

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