Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1949
1-Month
44.11°F
(6.73°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
1.35°F
(0.75°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1983
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1939
Nov–Dec 1949
2-Month
51.28°F
(10.71°C)
47.74°F
(8.74°C)
3.54°F
(1.97°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 2000
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1999
Oct–Dec 1949
3-Month
56.17°F
(13.43°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
2.08°F
(1.16°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1972
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1999
Sep–Dec 1949
4-Month
61.40°F
(16.33°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
1.38°F
(0.76°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1972
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1999
Aug–Dec 1949
5-Month
66.25°F
(19.03°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
1.21°F
(0.67°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1972
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1999
Ties: 1990
Jul–Dec 1949
6-Month
69.73°F
(20.96°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1972
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1939
Jun–Dec 1949
7-Month
71.47°F
(21.93°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1972
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1933
May–Dec 1949
8-Month
71.86°F
(22.14°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1972
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1934
Apr–Dec 1949
9-Month
71.11°F
(21.73°C)
69.97°F
(21.09°C)
1.14°F
(0.64°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1972
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Mar–Dec 1949
10-Month
69.17°F
(20.65°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Dec 1949
11-Month
66.78°F
(19.32°C)
66.13°F
(18.96°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Dec 1949
12-Month
64.20°F
(17.89°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jul 1948–Dec 1949
18-Month
65.79°F
(18.77°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1941
Jan 1948–Dec 1949
24-Month
64.02°F
(17.79°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1913
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1937
Jan 1947–Dec 1949
36-Month
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1905
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Jan 1946–Dec 1949
48-Month
64.26°F
(17.92°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1906
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2018
Jan 1945–Dec 1949
60-Month
64.15°F
(17.86°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1995

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/