Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1950
1-Month
43.75°F
(6.53°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1983
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Nov–Dec 1950
2-Month
48.20°F
(9.00°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 2000
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1999
Oct–Dec 1950
3-Month
55.71°F
(13.17°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1972
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1999
Sep–Dec 1950
4-Month
60.66°F
(15.92°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
0.64°F
(0.35°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1972
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Aug–Dec 1950
5-Month
65.23°F
(18.46°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1972
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Jul–Dec 1950
6-Month
68.30°F
(20.17°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1972
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Jun–Dec 1950
7-Month
70.14°F
(21.19°C)
70.47°F
(21.37°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1972
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Ties: 1908
May–Dec 1950
8-Month
70.40°F
(21.33°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1972
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Apr–Dec 1950
9-Month
69.38°F
(20.77°C)
69.97°F
(21.09°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.32°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1972
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Ties: 2009
Mar–Dec 1950
10-Month
67.49°F
(19.72°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1919, 1935
Feb–Dec 1950
11-Month
65.64°F
(18.69°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1967
Jan–Dec 1950
12-Month
63.61°F
(17.56°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jul 1949–Dec 1950
18-Month
65.65°F
(18.69°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1994
Jan 1949–Dec 1950
24-Month
63.90°F
(17.72°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1913
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Jan 1948–Dec 1950
36-Month
63.88°F
(17.71°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1905
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Jan 1947–Dec 1950
48-Month
63.88°F
(17.71°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1906
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 1996
Jan 1946–Dec 1950
60-Month
64.13°F
(17.85°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/