Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1902
1-Month
30.79°F
(-0.67°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-1.89°F
(-1.05°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1983
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Nov–Dec 1902
2-Month
37.24°F
(2.91°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 2000
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1999
Oct–Dec 1902
3-Month
42.97°F
(6.09°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
0.14°F
(0.07°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1898
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Sep–Dec 1902
4-Month
47.92°F
(8.84°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.24°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Aug–Dec 1902
5-Month
52.61°F
(11.45°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Jul–Dec 1902
6-Month
55.85°F
(13.25°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.37°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Jun–Dec 1902
7-Month
57.59°F
(14.22°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
May–Dec 1902
8-Month
58.14°F
(14.52°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.19°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Apr–Dec 1902
9-Month
57.33°F
(14.07°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Mar–Dec 1902
10-Month
55.75°F
(13.19°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1984
Feb–Dec 1902
11-Month
53.55°F
(11.97°C)
54.02°F
(12.23°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Jan–Dec 1902
12-Month
51.59°F
(10.88°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Jul 1901–Dec 1902
18-Month
53.35°F
(11.86°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012, 2016
Ties: 1952, 1967
Jan 1901–Dec 1902
24-Month
51.73°F
(10.96°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Jan 1900–Dec 1902
36-Month
52.08°F
(11.16°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1899–Dec 1902
48-Month
51.81°F
(11.01°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jan 1898–Dec 1902
60-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1920
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2019, 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/