Climate at a Glance

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1989
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 2019
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976, 1989
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 2016
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1967, 1976
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 2006
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1950, 1967
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 2019
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1967
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 2011, 2016
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1958
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1963
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1963
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1963
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1963
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1966, 1967, 1969
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/