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 December 2019. 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
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2019
1-Month
36.45°F
(2.47°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
3.77°F
(2.09°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1983
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Nov–Dec 2019
2-Month
38.80°F
(3.78°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
1.61°F
(0.90°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 2000
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1999
Oct–Dec 2019
3-Month
43.21°F
(6.23°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1898
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Sep–Dec 2019
4-Month
49.52°F
(9.73°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
1.18°F
(0.65°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Aug–Dec 2019
5-Month
54.36°F
(12.42°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
1.27°F
(0.70°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Jul–Dec 2019
6-Month
57.74°F
(14.30°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Jun–Dec 2019
7-Month
59.31°F
(15.17°C)
58.23°F
(14.57°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
May–Dec 2019
8-Month
59.33°F
(15.18°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
0.86°F
(0.47°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Apr–Dec 2019
9-Month
58.61°F
(14.78°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
0.96°F
(0.53°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Mar–Dec 2019
10-Month
56.78°F
(13.77°C)
56.04°F
(13.36°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 2014
Feb–Dec 2019
11-Month
54.51°F
(12.51°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
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
34th 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
28th 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
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Jan 2017–Dec 2019
36-Month
53.58°F
(11.99°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.58°F
(0.88°C)
114th 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)
120th 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)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1920
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/