Climate at a Glance

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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1989
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1971
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1982, 1994
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1990, 2006
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1965, 2004
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1999, 2003
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1998, 2016
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1998
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1998
Ties: 1973
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1989
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1977, 2005
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1989
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1984, 2018
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2007
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1991, 2002
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1999
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1980
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1972, 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2001, 2013
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1980
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2002
Ties: 2001, 2012

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/