Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-0.88°F
(-0.49°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1983
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
45.78°F
(7.66°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
-1.95°F
(-1.08°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 2000
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1999
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
53.43°F
(11.91°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.36°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1999
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
59.96°F
(15.53°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 2002
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
65.41°F
(18.56°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 1899, 1965
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
69.05°F
(20.58°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 2008
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
70.53°F
(21.41°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 1966
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
71.00°F
(21.67°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
0.22°F
(0.13°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
70.40°F
(21.33°C)
69.97°F
(21.09°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 2019
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
68.59°F
(20.33°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1943
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
66.21°F
(19.01°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1962
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
66.11°F
(18.95°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1987
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
64.87°F
(18.26°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
65.17°F
(18.43°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 2019, 2020
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1906
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
64.68°F
(18.16°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.71°F
(0.40°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016

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