Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2001
1-Month
36.12°F
(2.29°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
3.44°F
(1.91°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1983
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2015
Ties: 1941
Nov–Dec 2001
2-Month
41.76°F
(5.42°C)
37.18°F
(2.88°C)
4.58°F
(2.54°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 2000
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1999
Oct–Dec 2001
3-Month
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
3.14°F
(1.74°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1898
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2015
Sep–Dec 2001
4-Month
50.90°F
(10.50°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
2.56°F
(1.42°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Aug–Dec 2001
5-Month
55.58°F
(13.10°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
2.49°F
(1.38°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Jul–Dec 2001
6-Month
58.73°F
(14.85°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
2.22°F
(1.23°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Jun–Dec 2001
7-Month
60.23°F
(15.68°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
2.01°F
(1.11°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Ties: 1931
May–Dec 2001
8-Month
60.56°F
(15.87°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
2.09°F
(1.16°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Apr–Dec 2001
9-Month
59.72°F
(15.40°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
2.08°F
(1.16°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Mar–Dec 2001
10-Month
57.90°F
(14.39°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
1.87°F
(1.04°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Feb–Dec 2001
11-Month
55.73°F
(13.18°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
1.72°F
(0.95°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2012
Jan–Dec 2001
12-Month
53.69°F
(12.05°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.67°F
(0.93°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jul 2000–Dec 2001
18-Month
54.41°F
(12.45°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
0.89°F
(0.49°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012, 2016
Jan 2000–Dec 2001
24-Month
53.48°F
(11.93°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jan 1999–Dec 2001
36-Month
53.61°F
(12.01°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.61°F
(0.90°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jan 1998–Dec 2001
48-Month
53.77°F
(12.09°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.77°F
(0.98°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jan 1997–Dec 2001
60-Month
53.45°F
(11.92°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.47°F
(0.82°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1920
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

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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/