Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2004
1-Month
35.06°F
(1.70°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
2.38°F
(1.32°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1983
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 1931
Nov–Dec 2004
2-Month
39.53°F
(4.18°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
2.34°F
(1.30°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 2000
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1999
Oct–Dec 2004
3-Month
44.80°F
(7.11°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
1.97°F
(1.09°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1898
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Sep–Dec 2004
4-Month
50.02°F
(10.01°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
1.68°F
(0.93°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Aug–Dec 2004
5-Month
54.05°F
(12.25°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
0.96°F
(0.53°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Jul–Dec 2004
6-Month
57.19°F
(13.99°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
0.68°F
(0.37°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Jun–Dec 2004
7-Month
58.75°F
(14.86°C)
58.23°F
(14.57°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
May–Dec 2004
8-Month
59.14°F
(15.08°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 1937
Apr–Dec 2004
9-Month
58.42°F
(14.68°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
0.78°F
(0.44°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Mar–Dec 2004
10-Month
57.32°F
(14.07°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
1.29°F
(0.72°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Ties: 1936, 1994, 1999
Feb–Dec 2004
11-Month
55.16°F
(12.87°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–Dec 2004
12-Month
53.10°F
(11.72°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.07°F
(0.59°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Jul 2003–Dec 2004
18-Month
54.80°F
(12.67°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012, 2016
Jan 2003–Dec 2004
24-Month
53.18°F
(11.77°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Jan 2002–Dec 2004
36-Month
53.19°F
(11.77°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.18°F
(0.65°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Jan 2001–Dec 2004
48-Month
53.31°F
(11.84°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.32°F
(0.73°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2018
Jan 2000–Dec 2004
60-Month
53.30°F
(11.83°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.32°F
(0.73°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1920
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/