Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1960
1-Month
30.40°F
(-0.89°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-2.28°F
(-1.27°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1983
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Nov–Dec 1960
2-Month
36.56°F
(2.53°C)
37.18°F
(2.88°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.35°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 2000
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1999
Oct–Dec 1960
3-Month
42.63°F
(5.91°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1898
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Sep–Dec 1960
4-Month
48.59°F
(9.22°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1910, 1942
Aug–Dec 1960
5-Month
53.31°F
(11.84°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Jul–Dec 1960
6-Month
56.74°F
(13.74°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
0.23°F
(0.12°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Jun–Dec 1960
7-Month
58.50°F
(14.72°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1976
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
May–Dec 1960
8-Month
58.60°F
(14.78°C)
58.46°F
(14.70°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Apr–Dec 1960
9-Month
57.94°F
(14.41°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Mar–Dec 1960
10-Month
55.73°F
(13.18°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1982
Feb–Dec 1960
11-Month
53.44°F
(11.91°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1906
Jan–Dec 1960
12-Month
51.44°F
(10.80°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jul 1959–Dec 1960
18-Month
53.15°F
(11.75°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012, 2016
Jan 1959–Dec 1960
24-Month
51.77°F
(10.98°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Jan 1958–Dec 1960
36-Month
51.83°F
(11.02°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Jan 1957–Dec 1960
48-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.07°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1965, 1976
Jan 1956–Dec 1960
60-Month
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/