Climate at a Glance

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Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1989
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1984
Ties: 1949, 1951
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 1931
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
73.2°F
(22.9°C)
71.1°F
(21.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
75.3°F
(24.1°C)
73.2°F
(22.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 1998
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
76.3°F
(24.6°C)
74.4°F
(23.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
76.5°F
(24.7°C)
74.8°F
(23.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 2017
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
75.9°F
(24.4°C)
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
75.5°F
(24.2°C)
73.2°F
(22.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
73.9°F
(23.3°C)
71.7°F
(22.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1983
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
72.7°F
(22.6°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1940, 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
73.3°F
(22.9°C)
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
72.0°F
(22.2°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1999
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
71.8°F
(22.1°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1961
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017, 2018
Ties: 2013
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1961, 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2018
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
72.3°F
(22.4°C)
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1962, 1979, 1980
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/