Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1901
1-Month
31.48°F
(-0.29°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-1.20°F
(-0.67°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1983
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Nov–Dec 1901
2-Month
36.58°F
(2.54°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 2000
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1999
Oct–Dec 1901
3-Month
42.87°F
(6.04°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1898
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Sep–Dec 1901
4-Month
47.96°F
(8.87°C)
48.33°F
(9.07°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.20°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1964
Aug–Dec 1901
5-Month
53.01°F
(11.67°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Jul–Dec 1901
6-Month
56.88°F
(13.82°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Jun–Dec 1901
7-Month
58.53°F
(14.74°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
May–Dec 1901
8-Month
58.86°F
(14.92°C)
58.46°F
(14.70°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Apr–Dec 1901
9-Month
57.81°F
(14.34°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
0.17°F
(0.10°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Mar–Dec 1901
10-Month
56.10°F
(13.39°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1962
Feb–Dec 1901
11-Month
53.72°F
(12.07°C)
54.02°F
(12.23°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.16°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1955
Jan–Dec 1901
12-Month
51.87°F
(11.04°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1918, 1961
Jul 1900–Dec 1901
18-Month
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
53.53°F
(11.96°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012, 2016
Jan 1900–Dec 1901
24-Month
52.32°F
(11.29°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
44th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1899–Dec 1901
36-Month
51.89°F
(11.05°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1898–Dec 1901
48-Month
51.77°F
(10.98°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.13°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
84th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jan 1897–Dec 1901
60-Month
51.73°F
(10.96°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1920
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/