Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1945
1-Month
38.84°F
(3.80°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-3.92°F
(-2.18°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1983
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1939
Nov–Dec 1945
2-Month
46.07°F
(7.82°C)
47.74°F
(8.74°C)
-1.67°F
(-0.92°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 2000
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1999
Oct–Dec 1945
3-Month
53.08°F
(11.71°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1972
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1999
Sep–Dec 1945
4-Month
59.30°F
(15.17°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1972
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1999
Aug–Dec 1945
5-Month
64.50°F
(18.06°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.30°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1972
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1999
Jul–Dec 1945
6-Month
68.09°F
(20.05°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1972
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1939
Jun–Dec 1945
7-Month
69.54°F
(20.86°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
-0.92°F
(-0.51°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1972
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1933
May–Dec 1945
8-Month
69.75°F
(20.97°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
-1.03°F
(-0.57°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1972
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1934
Ties: 1915
Apr–Dec 1945
9-Month
68.95°F
(20.53°C)
69.97°F
(21.09°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.56°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1972
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Mar–Dec 1945
10-Month
67.80°F
(19.89°C)
68.26°F
(20.14°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.25°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1912
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Ties: 1970
Feb–Dec 1945
11-Month
65.80°F
(18.78°C)
66.13°F
(18.96°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Ties: 1996
Jan–Dec 1945
12-Month
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Jul 1944–Dec 1945
18-Month
65.32°F
(18.51°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Ties: 1914
Jan 1944–Dec 1945
24-Month
63.76°F
(17.64°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1913
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2017
Ties: 1900, 1909
Jan 1943–Dec 1945
36-Month
64.04°F
(17.80°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2017
Ties: 1958
Jan 1942–Dec 1945
48-Month
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1906
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1995
Jan 1941–Dec 1945
60-Month
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/