Daily High Temperature Records


Alabama

Birmingham
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 4 78 degrees 75 degrees, 1961
Dec 5 79 degrees 76 degrees, 1933
Dec 6 78 degrees 77 degrees, 1924

Huntsville
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 3 75 degrees tied, 1970 & previous years
Dec 4 79 degrees 74 degrees, 1982 & previous years
Dec 5 79 degrees 72 degrees, 1972
Dec 6 76 degrees 69 degrees, 1989
Dec 7 77 degrees 73 degrees, 1978

Mobile
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 4 78 degrees 77 degrees, 1961
Dec 5 79 degrees tied, 1977, 1995
Dec 6* 81 degrees 79 degrees, 1961
Dec 7** 81 degrees 78 degrees, 1956
Dec 8 80 degrees 79 degrees, 1922

*Tied record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Also occurred on Dec. 12, 1971 & Dec. 28, 1974.

**Tied record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Also occurred on Dec. 12, 1971, Dec. 28, 1974 & Dec. 6, 1998.


Montgomery
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 4 82 degrees 78 degrees, 1982
Dec 5 83 degrees tied, 1977
Dec 8 82 degrees tied, 1978


Florida

Orlando
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 5 84 degrees tied, 1982

Pensacola
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 5 79 degrees tied, 1958
Dec 6 79 degrees 78 degrees, 1943, 1961
Dec 8 80 degrees tied, 1978


Georgia

Athens
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 4 75 degrees tied, 1982
Dec 6 77 degrees 74 degrees, 1980

Atlanta
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 4 76 degrees 72 degrees, 1982
Dec 5 75 degrees tied, 1977
Dec 6 73 degrees 73 degrees, 1956

Augusta
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 5 80 degrees 77 degrees, 1977
Dec 6 82 degrees 77 degrees, 1956
Dec 7 82 degrees 80 degrees, 1951

Macon
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 1 79 degrees 78 degrees, 1991

Savannah
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 5 79 degrees 77 degrees, 1982
Dec 6 80 degrees 78 degrees, 1942
Dec 7 82 degrees tied, 1978


North Carolina

Asheville
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 5 72 degrees 70 degrees, 1994
Dec 6 73 degrees 71 degrees, 1980
Dec 7 75 degrees 72 degrees, 1980
Dec 8 73 degrees tied, 1980

Charlotte
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 5 75 degrees 73 degrees, 1982
Dec 8 76 degrees 74 degrees, 1956

Greensboro
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 1 72 degrees 71 degrees, 1991
Dec 4 73 degrees 72 degrees, 1956
Dec 5 72 degrees tied, 1982
Dec 6 76 degrees 74 degrees, 1956
Dec 7* 78 degrees 77 degrees, 1956
Dec 8 76 degrees 74 degrees, 1956

*Tied record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Also occurred on Dec. 16, 1971.

Raleigh/Durham
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 5 76 degrees tied, 1982
Dec 6* 80 degrees 75 degrees, 1956
Dec 7** 80 degrees 78 degrees, 1951, 1956
Dec 8 78 degrees tied, 1978

*New record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Old record was 79 degrees on Dec. 4, 1978.

**Tied record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Also occurred on Dec. 6,1998.

Wilmington
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 3 79 degrees 77 degrees, 1964
Dec 5 80 degrees 77 degrees, 1982
Dec 6* 81 degrees 77 degrees, 1975
Dec 7** 82 degrees 79 degrees, 1951
Dec 8*** 82 degrees 80 degrees, 1978

*Tied record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Also occurred on Dec. 1, 1982, Dec. 19, 1984, & Dec. 30, 1984.

**New record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Old record was 81 degrees on Dec. 1, 1982, Dec. 19, 1984, Dec. 30, 1984, & Dec. 6, 1998.

***Tied record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Also occurred on Dec. 7,1998.


South Carolina

Beaufort
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 1 82 degrees 79 degrees, 1982
Dec 2 84 degrees 80 degrees, 1970
Dec 3 84 degrees 78 degrees, 1973
Dec 5 83 degrees 76 degrees, 1942
Dec 6 85 degrees 80 degrees, 1965
Dec 7 85 degrees 77 degrees, 1951

Charleston Airport
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 3 79 degrees tied, 1982
Dec 5 80 degrees 77 degrees, 1994
Dec 6 81 degrees 76 degrees, 1951
Dec 7 81 degrees tied, 1951
Dec 8 82 degrees tied, 1978

Charleston Downtown
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 3 80 degrees 75 degrees, 1982
Dec 4 80 degrees 77 degrees, 1970
Dec 5 76 degrees 75 degrees, 1973
Dec 6 80 degrees 74 degrees, 1951

Charolette
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 3 75 degrees 73 degrees, 1970
Dec 6 78 degrees 75 degrees, 1956
Dec 7 76 degrees 75 degrees, 1994

Columbia
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 5 81 degrees 77 degrees, 1982
Dec 6 82 degrees 77 degrees, 1912
Dec 7 80 degrees 78 degrees, 1924

Florence
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 5 82 degrees 79 degrees, 1973
Dec 6 82 degrees 78 degrees, 1994
Dec 7 82 degrees 78 degrees, 1994
Dec 8 84 degrees 78 degrees, 1951
Dec 9 85 degrees 79 degrees, 1951

Greenville/Spartenburg
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 4 73 degrees tied, 1970
Dec 5 73 degrees N/A, 1994
Dec 6 76 degrees 75 degrees, 1956

Myrtle Beach
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 3 75 degrees 73 degrees, 1955
Dec 4 77 degrees 72 degrees, 1955
Dec 5 75 degrees 72 degrees, 1994
Dec 6 79 degrees 74 degrees, 1994
Dec 7* 81 degrees 78 degrees, 1951
Dec 8** 81 degrees 76 degrees, 1951

*New record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Old record unknown.

**Tied record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Also occurred on Dec. 7,1998.


Virginia

Norfolk
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 2 71 degrees tied, 1991
Dec 6 79 degrees 75 degrees, 1912
Dec 7 79 degrees 78 degrees, 1994
Dec 8 78 degrees 77 degrees, 1978

Richmond
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 4 77 degrees tied, 1982
Dec 6* 81 degrees 75 degrees, 1956
Dec 7** 81 degrees 78 degrees, 1956

*New record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Old record was 80 degrees on Dec. 16, 1971.

**Tied record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Also occurred on Dec. 6,1998.

Washington, DC
Date New Record Old Record
Dec 4* 76 degrees 75 degrees, 1982
Dec 5 73 degrees 72 degrees, 1982
Dec 6** 78 degrees 73 degrees, 1912
Dec 7*** 79 degrees 73 degrees, 1951

*New record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Old record was 75 degrees on Dec. 28, 1946, Dec. 4, 1982, & Dec. 29, 1984.

**New record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Old record was 76 degrees on Dec. 4, 1998.

***New record Maximum temperature for the month of December. Old record was 78 degrees on Dec. 6, 1998.