Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1968
1-Month
30.04°F
(-1.09°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-2.64°F
(-1.47°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1983
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Nov–Dec 1968
2-Month
35.59°F
(1.99°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
-1.60°F
(-0.89°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 2000
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1999
Oct–Dec 1968
3-Month
41.94°F
(5.52°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-0.89°F
(-0.50°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1898
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Sep–Dec 1968
4-Month
47.43°F
(8.57°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.51°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1929
Aug–Dec 1968
5-Month
52.06°F
(11.14°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-1.03°F
(-0.58°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Jul–Dec 1968
6-Month
55.53°F
(13.07°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.55°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Jun–Dec 1968
7-Month
57.38°F
(14.10°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.47°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
May–Dec 1968
8-Month
57.48°F
(14.16°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-0.99°F
(-0.55°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Apr–Dec 1968
9-Month
56.71°F
(13.73°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
-0.93°F
(-0.51°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Mar–Dec 1968
10-Month
55.40°F
(13.00°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Feb–Dec 1968
11-Month
53.35°F
(11.86°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.37°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Jan–Dec 1968
12-Month
51.32°F
(10.73°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Jul 1967–Dec 1968
18-Month
52.84°F
(11.58°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012, 2016
Ties: 1969
Jan 1967–Dec 1968
24-Month
51.54°F
(10.86°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.26°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Jan 1966–Dec 1968
36-Month
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Jan 1965–Dec 1968
48-Month
51.56°F
(10.87°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1913
Jan 1964–Dec 1968
60-Month
51.59°F
(10.88°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.23°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1920
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018

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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/