Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
35.94°F
(2.19°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
3.26°F
(1.81°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1983
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
37.30°F
(2.94°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 2000
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1999
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
42.64°F
(5.91°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1898
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
48.17°F
(8.98°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1976
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
53.17°F
(11.76°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1976
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
56.57°F
(13.65°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1976
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
58.48°F
(14.71°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
58.78°F
(14.88°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
57.98°F
(14.43°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
56.33°F
(13.52°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2012
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
54.16°F
(12.31°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
52.10°F
(11.17°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2012
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
53.70°F
(12.06°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2016
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1936, 1956
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1957
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1922, 1943, 1947
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1923, 1977

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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/