Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1921
1-Month
35.08°F
(1.71°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
2.40°F
(1.33°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1983
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2021
Ties: 2002
Nov–Dec 1921
2-Month
38.83°F
(3.79°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 2000
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1913 2021
Oct–Dec 1921
3-Month
44.34°F
(6.86°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
1.51°F
(0.84°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1898
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1994
Sep–Dec 1921
4-Month
49.89°F
(9.94°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1976
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Aug–Dec 1921
5-Month
54.32°F
(12.40°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1976
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Jul–Dec 1921
6-Month
57.71°F
(14.28°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
1.20°F
(0.66°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1976
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Jun–Dec 1921
7-Month
59.51°F
(15.28°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
1.29°F
(0.71°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1976
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
May–Dec 1921
8-Month
59.59°F
(15.33°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1976
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Apr–Dec 1921
9-Month
58.63°F
(14.79°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1988
Mar–Dec 1921
10-Month
57.43°F
(14.13°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
1.40°F
(0.78°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Dec 1921
11-Month
55.57°F
(13.09°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
1.56°F
(0.86°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Dec 1921
12-Month
53.80°F
(12.11°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.78°F
(0.99°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1920–Dec 1921
18-Month
54.55°F
(12.53°C)
53.53°F
(11.96°C)
1.02°F
(0.57°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2016
Jan 1920–Dec 1921
24-Month
52.44°F
(11.36°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.42°F
(0.24°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1919–Dec 1921
36-Month
52.14°F
(11.19°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
58th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1918–Dec 1921
48-Month
52.07°F
(11.15°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1931
Jan 1917–Dec 1921
60-Month
51.67°F
(10.93°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1920
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2019, 2020
Ties: 1980

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/