Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
31.08°F
(-0.51°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-1.60°F
(-0.89°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1983
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
35.79°F
(2.11°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
-1.40°F
(-0.77°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 2000
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1999
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
41.81°F
(5.45°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.57°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1898
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1914
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
47.21°F
(8.45°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
-1.13°F
(-0.63°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1935
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
52.31°F
(11.28°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.44°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
55.80°F
(13.22°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.40°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
57.75°F
(14.31°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
57.89°F
(14.38°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.33°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
56.87°F
(13.82°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
55.53°F
(13.07°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
53.88°F
(12.16°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
51.87°F
(11.04°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1901, 1918
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
53.49°F
(11.94°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012, 2016
Ties: 1936
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
51.66°F
(10.92°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
51.81°F
(11.01°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Ties: 1929, 1965

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/