Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of April 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1939

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1939
1-Month
37.72°F
(3.18°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
5.04°F
(2.80°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1983
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Nov–Dec 1939
2-Month
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
2.82°F
(1.57°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 2000
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Oct–Dec 1939
3-Month
44.91°F
(7.17°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
2.08°F
(1.15°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1898
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2021
Sep–Dec 1939
4-Month
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
2.19°F
(1.21°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2021
Aug–Dec 1939
5-Month
54.95°F
(12.75°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
1.86°F
(1.03°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2021
Jul–Dec 1939
6-Month
58.27°F
(14.59°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
1.76°F
(0.97°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2021
Jun–Dec 1939
7-Month
59.78°F
(15.43°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
1.56°F
(0.86°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2021
May–Dec 1939
8-Month
60.15°F
(15.64°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
1.68°F
(0.93°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2021
Apr–Dec 1939
9-Month
59.19°F
(15.11°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
1.55°F
(0.87°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2021
Mar–Dec 1939
10-Month
57.52°F
(14.18°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
1.49°F
(0.83°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Feb–Dec 1939
11-Month
55.02°F
(12.79°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1986
Jan–Dec 1939
12-Month
53.26°F
(11.81°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 2003
Jul 1938–Dec 1939
18-Month
54.66°F
(12.59°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
1.14°F
(0.63°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012, 2016
Jan 1938–Dec 1939
24-Month
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 1998
Jan 1937–Dec 1939
36-Month
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1990
Jan 1936–Dec 1939
48-Month
52.54°F
(11.41°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Jan 1935–Dec 1939
60-Month
52.41°F
(11.34°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1920
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019, 2020
Ties: 1940

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/