Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2011
1-Month
35.40°F
(1.89°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
2.72°F
(1.51°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1983
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2015
Nov–Dec 2011
2-Month
39.58°F
(4.21°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
2.39°F
(1.33°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 2000
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1999
Oct–Dec 2011
3-Month
44.75°F
(7.08°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
1.92°F
(1.06°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1898
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2015
Sep–Dec 2011
4-Month
50.08°F
(10.04°C)
48.33°F
(9.07°C)
1.75°F
(0.97°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1976
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 2007
Aug–Dec 2011
5-Month
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
1.98°F
(1.10°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Jul–Dec 2011
6-Month
58.58°F
(14.77°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
2.07°F
(1.15°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1976
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Jun–Dec 2011
7-Month
60.18°F
(15.66°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 2012
May–Dec 2011
8-Month
60.05°F
(15.58°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
1.58°F
(0.87°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1976
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Apr–Dec 2011
9-Month
59.15°F
(15.08°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
1.51°F
(0.84°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Mar–Dec 2011
10-Month
57.55°F
(14.19°C)
56.04°F
(13.36°C)
1.51°F
(0.83°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Feb–Dec 2011
11-Month
55.32°F
(12.96°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1987
Jan–Dec 2011
12-Month
53.18°F
(11.77°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1938
Jul 2010–Dec 2011
18-Month
54.69°F
(12.61°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012, 2016
Jan 2010–Dec 2011
24-Month
53.08°F
(11.71°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.07°F
(0.59°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Jan 2009–Dec 2011
36-Month
52.85°F
(11.58°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Jan 2008–Dec 2011
48-Month
52.71°F
(11.51°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2018
Jan 2007–Dec 2011
60-Month
52.90°F
(11.61°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.91°F
(0.50°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1920
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2010 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/