Climate at a Glance

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Raleigh, North Carolina

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
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1963
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1998
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1984
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2007
Ties: 1998
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 2005
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1967
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1990, 2005
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1967
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1991, 2004, 2005
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1967
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 2012
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1967
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2011, 2016
Ties: 1990, 2007
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1958
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1963
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1963, 1967
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1968, 1969
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 2018, 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1969
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019, 2020
Ties: 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1969, 1970
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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