Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1952
1-Month
33.44°F
(0.80°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1983
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Nov–Dec 1952
2-Month
36.68°F
(2.60°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.28°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 2000
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1999
Oct–Dec 1952
3-Month
42.10°F
(5.61°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.41°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1898
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2015
Ties: 1929
Sep–Dec 1952
4-Month
48.05°F
(8.92°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2015
Aug–Dec 1952
5-Month
53.00°F
(11.67°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Jul–Dec 1952
6-Month
56.52°F
(13.62°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1984
Jun–Dec 1952
7-Month
58.55°F
(14.75°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
May–Dec 1952
8-Month
58.81°F
(14.89°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
0.34°F
(0.18°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1981
Apr–Dec 1952
9-Month
58.01°F
(14.45°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
0.37°F
(0.21°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Mar–Dec 1952
10-Month
55.98°F
(13.32°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1947, 1948
Feb–Dec 1952
11-Month
54.11°F
(12.28°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jan–Dec 1952
12-Month
52.27°F
(11.26°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jul 1951–Dec 1952
18-Month
53.35°F
(11.86°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012, 2016
Ties: 1902, 1967
Jan 1951–Dec 1952
24-Month
51.69°F
(10.94°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1914
Jan 1950–Dec 1952
36-Month
51.59°F
(10.88°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1971
Jan 1949–Dec 1952
48-Month
51.70°F
(10.94°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.17°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018
Jan 1948–Dec 1952
60-Month
51.68°F
(10.93°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1920
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/