Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of May 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2019
1-Month
36.43°F
(2.46°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
3.75°F
(2.08°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1983
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1933
Nov–Dec 2019
2-Month
38.77°F
(3.76°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
1.58°F
(0.88°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 2000
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1999
Oct–Dec 2019
3-Month
43.20°F
(6.22°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1898
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 1928
Sep–Dec 2019
4-Month
49.50°F
(9.72°C)
48.33°F
(9.07°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Aug–Dec 2019
5-Month
54.35°F
(12.42°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
1.26°F
(0.70°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Jul–Dec 2019
6-Month
57.73°F
(14.29°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
1.22°F
(0.67°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 2006
Jun–Dec 2019
7-Month
59.30°F
(15.17°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
May–Dec 2019
8-Month
59.32°F
(15.18°C)
58.46°F
(14.70°C)
0.86°F
(0.48°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2002
Apr–Dec 2019
9-Month
58.60°F
(14.78°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
0.96°F
(0.54°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Mar–Dec 2019
10-Month
56.77°F
(13.76°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Feb–Dec 2019
11-Month
54.50°F
(12.50°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1910
Jan–Dec 2019
12-Month
52.68°F
(11.49°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.66°F
(0.37°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Jul 2018–Dec 2019
18-Month
54.32°F
(12.40°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
0.80°F
(0.44°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012, 2016
Jan 2018–Dec 2019
24-Month
53.10°F
(11.72°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Jan 2017–Dec 2019
36-Month
53.58°F
(11.99°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.57°F
(0.87°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Jan 2016–Dec 2019
48-Month
53.92°F
(12.18°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.92°F
(1.07°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Jan 2015–Dec 2019
60-Month
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
2.03°F
(1.13°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1920
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2019, 2020
Ties: 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/