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Washington (Dulles), District of Columbia

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1989
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1989
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1999, 2004
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2003
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1984
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1984, 2008
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1987
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2008
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1967
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1993
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1967
34th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2003
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1966
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1965, 1982, 1988
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1967
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1967
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1980, 1982
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1968
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012, 2020
Ties: 1965, 1980
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1967, 1969, 1970
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1967, 1969

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