Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1962
1-Month
33.40°F
(0.78°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1983
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Nov–Dec 1962
2-Month
38.29°F
(3.49°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
1.10°F
(0.61°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 2000
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1999
Oct–Dec 1962
3-Month
44.23°F
(6.79°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
1.40°F
(0.77°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1898
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Sep–Dec 1962
4-Month
49.22°F
(9.57°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Aug–Dec 1962
5-Month
53.80°F
(12.11°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
0.71°F
(0.39°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1988
Jul–Dec 1962
6-Month
56.84°F
(13.80°C)
56.50°F
(13.61°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Jun–Dec 1962
7-Month
58.43°F
(14.68°C)
58.23°F
(14.57°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
May–Dec 1962
8-Month
58.90°F
(14.94°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
0.43°F
(0.23°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1973
Apr–Dec 1962
9-Month
58.12°F
(14.51°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Mar–Dec 1962
10-Month
56.10°F
(13.39°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1901
Feb–Dec 1962
11-Month
54.17°F
(12.32°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jan–Dec 1962
12-Month
51.90°F
(11.06°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.06°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1935
Jul 1961–Dec 1962
18-Month
53.20°F
(11.78°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012, 2016
Jan 1961–Dec 1962
24-Month
51.89°F
(11.05°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1900
Jan 1960–Dec 1962
36-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1900, 1976
Jan 1959–Dec 1962
48-Month
51.83°F
(11.02°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Jan 1958–Dec 1962
60-Month
51.85°F
(11.03°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/