Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1945
1-Month
29.08°F
(-1.62°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-3.60°F
(-2.00°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1983
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2021
Nov–Dec 1945
2-Month
35.54°F
(1.97°C)
37.18°F
(2.88°C)
-1.64°F
(-0.91°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 2000
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2021
Oct–Dec 1945
3-Month
41.74°F
(5.41°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-1.09°F
(-0.61°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1898
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2021
Sep–Dec 1945
4-Month
47.56°F
(8.64°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.44°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2021
Aug–Dec 1945
5-Month
52.48°F
(11.38°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2021
Jul–Dec 1945
6-Month
55.88°F
(13.27°C)
56.50°F
(13.61°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.34°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1976
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2021
Jun–Dec 1945
7-Month
57.31°F
(14.06°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.51°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2021
May–Dec 1945
8-Month
57.43°F
(14.13°C)
58.46°F
(14.70°C)
-1.03°F
(-0.57°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1976
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2021
Apr–Dec 1945
9-Month
56.63°F
(13.68°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2021
Ties: 1920
Mar–Dec 1945
10-Month
55.52°F
(13.07°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.28°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Ties: 1935
Feb–Dec 1945
11-Month
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.19°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Ties: 1897, 1971
Jan–Dec 1945
12-Month
51.75°F
(10.97°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Jul 1944–Dec 1945
18-Month
53.26°F
(11.81°C)
53.53°F
(11.96°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012, 2016
Jan 1944–Dec 1945
24-Month
51.79°F
(10.99°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2017
Jan 1943–Dec 1945
36-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.08°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2017
Jan 1942–Dec 1945
48-Month
51.87°F
(11.04°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1963
Jan 1941–Dec 1945
60-Month
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1920
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2019, 2020
Ties: 1953

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/