Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
28.67°F
(-1.85°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-4.01°F
(-2.23°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1983
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
33.53°F
(0.85°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
-3.66°F
(-2.03°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 2000
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1999
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
39.52°F
(4.18°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-3.31°F
(-1.84°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1898
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
46.00°F
(7.78°C)
48.33°F
(9.07°C)
-2.33°F
(-1.29°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
51.35°F
(10.75°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-1.74°F
(-0.97°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
55.01°F
(12.78°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-1.50°F
(-0.84°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
57.05°F
(13.92°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-1.17°F
(-0.65°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
57.41°F
(14.12°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-1.06°F
(-0.59°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
56.68°F
(13.71°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Ties: 1951
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
55.11°F
(12.84°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-0.92°F
(-0.51°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
53.32°F
(11.84°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.39°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1972
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
51.43°F
(10.79°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1909
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
53.06°F
(11.70°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2016
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
51.49°F
(10.83°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2017
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
51.66°F
(10.92°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1909
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
51.33°F
(10.74°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
115th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/