Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1977
1-Month
33.28°F
(0.71°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1983
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Nov–Dec 1977
2-Month
38.07°F
(3.37°C)
37.18°F
(2.88°C)
0.89°F
(0.49°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 2000
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1999
Ties: 1942
Oct–Dec 1977
3-Month
43.38°F
(6.32°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
0.55°F
(0.30°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1898
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Sep–Dec 1977
4-Month
49.02°F
(9.46°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Aug–Dec 1977
5-Month
53.57°F
(11.98°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
0.48°F
(0.26°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Jul–Dec 1977
6-Month
57.04°F
(13.91°C)
56.50°F
(13.61°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Jun–Dec 1977
7-Month
58.94°F
(14.97°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1941
May–Dec 1977
8-Month
59.28°F
(15.16°C)
58.46°F
(14.70°C)
0.82°F
(0.46°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Apr–Dec 1977
9-Month
58.70°F
(14.83°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Mar–Dec 1977
10-Month
57.15°F
(13.97°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1931
Feb–Dec 1977
11-Month
55.23°F
(12.91°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
1.22°F
(0.68°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jan–Dec 1977
12-Month
52.55°F
(11.42°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jul 1976–Dec 1977
18-Month
53.21°F
(11.78°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.18°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012, 2016
Ties: 1982
Jan 1976–Dec 1977
24-Month
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.01°F
(0.00°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Jan 1975–Dec 1977
36-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Jan 1974–Dec 1977
48-Month
51.95°F
(11.08°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Jan 1973–Dec 1977
60-Month
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.03°F
(0.01°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1920
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1923, 1959

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/