Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1951
1-Month
31.23°F
(-0.43°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-1.45°F
(-0.81°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1983
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2015
Nov–Dec 1951
2-Month
34.66°F
(1.48°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
-2.53°F
(-1.40°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 2000
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1999
Oct–Dec 1951
3-Month
41.10°F
(5.06°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-1.73°F
(-0.96°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1898
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2015
Sep–Dec 1951
4-Month
46.85°F
(8.25°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
-1.49°F
(-0.83°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1976
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2015
Aug–Dec 1951
5-Month
51.86°F
(11.03°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-1.23°F
(-0.69°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2015
Jul–Dec 1951
6-Month
55.50°F
(13.06°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2015
Jun–Dec 1951
7-Month
57.09°F
(13.94°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-1.13°F
(-0.63°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1976
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2015
May–Dec 1951
8-Month
57.55°F
(14.19°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-0.92°F
(-0.52°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2015
Apr–Dec 1951
9-Month
56.68°F
(13.71°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
-0.96°F
(-0.53°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2015
Ties: 1898
Mar–Dec 1951
10-Month
54.87°F
(12.71°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-1.16°F
(-0.64°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Feb–Dec 1951
11-Month
53.02°F
(11.68°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.99°F
(-0.55°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jan–Dec 1951
12-Month
51.12°F
(10.62°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.90°F
(-0.50°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jul 1950–Dec 1951
18-Month
52.74°F
(11.52°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.44°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012, 2016
Jan 1950–Dec 1951
24-Month
51.25°F
(10.69°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.43°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Jan 1949–Dec 1951
36-Month
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Jan 1948–Dec 1951
48-Month
51.53°F
(10.85°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018
Ties: 1912
Jan 1947–Dec 1951
60-Month
51.61°F
(10.89°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.22°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1920
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1914

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/