Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1974
1-Month
33.66°F
(0.92°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1983
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1981
Nov–Dec 1974
2-Month
38.03°F
(3.35°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2000
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1999
Ties: 2014
Oct–Dec 1974
3-Month
43.31°F
(6.28°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
0.48°F
(0.26°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1898
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1991
Sep–Dec 1974
4-Month
48.06°F
(8.92°C)
48.33°F
(9.07°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Aug–Dec 1974
5-Month
52.51°F
(11.39°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.33°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1964
Jul–Dec 1974
6-Month
56.11°F
(13.39°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.23°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Jun–Dec 1974
7-Month
57.87°F
(14.37°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
May–Dec 1974
8-Month
58.19°F
(14.55°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1928
Apr–Dec 1974
9-Month
57.45°F
(14.14°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Mar–Dec 1974
10-Month
56.14°F
(13.41°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1995
Feb–Dec 1974
11-Month
54.20°F
(12.33°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Jan–Dec 1974
12-Month
52.26°F
(11.26°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.24°F
(0.14°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1963
Jul 1973–Dec 1974
18-Month
53.90°F
(12.17°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012, 2016
Ties: 1986
Jan 1973–Dec 1974
24-Month
52.28°F
(11.27°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.26°F
(0.15°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Jan 1972–Dec 1974
36-Month
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2017
Jan 1971–Dec 1974
48-Month
51.89°F
(11.05°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Jan 1970–Dec 1974
60-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1920
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2018

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