Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
28.81°F
(-1.77°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-3.87°F
(-2.15°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1983
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
34.16°F
(1.20°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
-3.03°F
(-1.68°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 2000
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1999
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
40.87°F
(4.93°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-1.96°F
(-1.09°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1898
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
46.34°F
(7.97°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
-2.00°F
(-1.11°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
51.27°F
(10.71°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-1.82°F
(-1.01°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-1.44°F
(-0.80°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
56.93°F
(13.85°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-1.29°F
(-0.72°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
57.58°F
(14.21°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-0.89°F
(-0.50°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1912
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
57.22°F
(14.01°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
55.85°F
(13.25°C)
56.04°F
(13.36°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1913
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
53.57°F
(11.98°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1932
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
51.30°F
(10.72°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
53.04°F
(11.69°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012, 2016
Ties: 1975, 1978
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
51.64°F
(10.91°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1915, 1980
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
51.72°F
(10.96°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
51.63°F
(10.91°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.20°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1920
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/