Climate at a Glance

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Average Temperature Rankings, December 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1896
1-Month
35.55°F
(1.97°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
2.87°F
(1.59°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1983
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1998
Nov–Dec 1896
2-Month
36.93°F
(2.74°C)
37.18°F
(2.88°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 2000
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 1999
Oct–Dec 1896
3-Month
41.93°F
(5.52°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-0.90°F
(-0.50°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1898
98th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Sep–Dec 1896
4-Month
47.18°F
(8.43°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
-1.16°F
(-0.65°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
108th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Aug–Dec 1896
5-Month
52.20°F
(11.22°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-0.89°F
(-0.50°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
106th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Jul–Dec 1896
6-Month
55.78°F
(13.21°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.41°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
104th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Jun–Dec 1896
7-Month
57.80°F
(14.33°C)
58.23°F
(14.57°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
89th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1935
May–Dec 1896
8-Month
58.38°F
(14.66°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
80th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1955, 1971, 2009
Apr–Dec 1896
9-Month
57.71°F
(14.28°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
65th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Mar–Dec 1896
10-Month
55.74°F
(13.19°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
81st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Dec 1896
11-Month
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
69th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1908
Jan–Dec 1896
12-Month
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.01°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
61st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1895–Dec 1896
18-Month
53.00°F
(11.67°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
19th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
105th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2016
Jan 1895–Dec 1896
24-Month
51.17°F
(10.65°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.85°F
(-0.47°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
113th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017

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