Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1946
1-Month
36.18°F
(2.32°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
3.50°F
(1.94°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1983
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Nov–Dec 1946
2-Month
38.96°F
(3.87°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
1.77°F
(0.99°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 2000
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1999
Oct–Dec 1946
3-Month
43.69°F
(6.49°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
0.86°F
(0.47°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1898
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Sep–Dec 1946
4-Month
48.90°F
(9.39°C)
48.33°F
(9.07°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Aug–Dec 1946
5-Month
53.36°F
(11.87°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Jul–Dec 1946
6-Month
56.77°F
(13.76°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Jun–Dec 1946
7-Month
58.42°F
(14.68°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
May–Dec 1946
8-Month
58.46°F
(14.70°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2015
Apr–Dec 1946
9-Month
58.03°F
(14.46°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
0.39°F
(0.22°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Mar–Dec 1946
10-Month
56.91°F
(13.84°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Dec 1946
11-Month
54.91°F
(12.73°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 2002
Jan–Dec 1946
12-Month
52.95°F
(11.64°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.93°F
(0.52°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1945–Dec 1946
18-Month
53.93°F
(12.18°C)
53.53°F
(11.96°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012, 2016
Ties: 1935, 2014
Jan 1945–Dec 1946
24-Month
52.35°F
(11.31°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.33°F
(0.19°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2017
Jan 1944–Dec 1946
36-Month
52.18°F
(11.21°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Jan 1943–Dec 1946
48-Month
52.15°F
(11.19°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2018
Jan 1942–Dec 1946
60-Month
52.09°F
(11.16°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1920
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2018
Ties: 1931

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/