Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1920
1-Month
42.73°F
(5.96°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1983
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1939
Nov–Dec 1920
2-Month
46.26°F
(7.92°C)
47.74°F
(8.74°C)
-1.48°F
(-0.82°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 2000
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1999
Ties: 1916
Oct–Dec 1920
3-Month
53.20°F
(11.78°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-0.89°F
(-0.49°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1972
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1999
Sep–Dec 1920
4-Month
59.44°F
(15.24°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.33°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1972
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 1999
Aug–Dec 1920
5-Month
64.22°F
(17.90°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.46°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1972
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1999
Jul–Dec 1920
6-Month
67.86°F
(19.92°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1972
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1939
Jun–Dec 1920
7-Month
69.60°F
(20.89°C)
70.47°F
(21.37°C)
-0.87°F
(-0.48°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1972
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 1933
Ties: 1983
May–Dec 1920
8-Month
69.87°F
(21.04°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
-0.90°F
(-0.50°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1972
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1934
Apr–Dec 1920
9-Month
68.56°F
(20.31°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
-1.40°F
(-0.78°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1972
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Mar–Dec 1920
10-Month
66.90°F
(19.39°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-1.37°F
(-0.76°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Feb–Dec 1920
11-Month
64.82°F
(18.23°C)
66.13°F
(18.96°C)
-1.31°F
(-0.73°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Jan–Dec 1920
12-Month
62.70°F
(17.06°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-1.30°F
(-0.72°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Jul 1919–Dec 1920
18-Month
64.25°F
(17.92°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
-1.30°F
(-0.72°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Jan 1919–Dec 1920
24-Month
63.01°F
(17.23°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.99°F
(-0.55°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1913
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Jan 1918–Dec 1920
36-Month
63.31°F
(17.39°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.38°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2017
Ties: 1980
Jan 1917–Dec 1920
48-Month
63.11°F
(17.28°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.48°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1906
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2018
Jan 1916–Dec 1920
60-Month
63.11°F
(17.28°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.85°F
(-0.48°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1907
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/