Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1899
1-Month
31.62°F
(-0.21°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-1.06°F
(-0.59°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1983
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2021
Nov–Dec 1899
2-Month
38.27°F
(3.48°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 2000
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Oct–Dec 1899
3-Month
43.51°F
(6.39°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
0.68°F
(0.37°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1898
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Sep–Dec 1899
4-Month
48.83°F
(9.35°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1988
Aug–Dec 1899
5-Month
53.41°F
(11.89°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
0.32°F
(0.17°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
55th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Jul–Dec 1899
6-Month
56.69°F
(13.72°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
58th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1997
Jun–Dec 1899
7-Month
58.40°F
(14.67°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
61st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1971
May–Dec 1899
8-Month
58.59°F
(14.77°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
0.12°F
(0.06°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
59th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Apr–Dec 1899
9-Month
57.70°F
(14.28°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2021
Mar–Dec 1899
10-Month
55.69°F
(13.16°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Feb–Dec 1899
11-Month
52.95°F
(11.64°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-1.06°F
(-0.59°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jan–Dec 1899
12-Month
51.01°F
(10.56°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jul 1898–Dec 1899
18-Month
52.34°F
(11.30°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-1.18°F
(-0.66°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012, 2016
Jan 1898–Dec 1899
24-Month
51.22°F
(10.68°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.80°F
(-0.44°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Jan 1897–Dec 1899
36-Month
51.33°F
(10.74°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Jan 1896–Dec 1899
48-Month
51.50°F
(10.83°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
111th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jan 1895–Dec 1899
60-Month
51.27°F
(10.71°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
115th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019, 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/