Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1968
1-Month
40.15°F
(4.53°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-2.61°F
(-1.45°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1983
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2021
Nov–Dec 1968
2-Month
45.55°F
(7.53°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
-2.18°F
(-1.21°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 2000
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1999
Oct–Dec 1968
3-Month
52.87°F
(11.59°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-1.22°F
(-0.68°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1972
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1999
Sep–Dec 1968
4-Month
58.94°F
(14.97°C)
60.03°F
(15.57°C)
-1.09°F
(-0.60°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1972
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2021
Aug–Dec 1968
5-Month
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
-1.35°F
(-0.75°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1972
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2021
Jul–Dec 1968
6-Month
67.37°F
(19.65°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-1.28°F
(-0.71°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1972
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2021
Ties: 1993
Jun–Dec 1968
7-Month
69.37°F
(20.76°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
-1.09°F
(-0.61°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2021
May–Dec 1968
8-Month
69.53°F
(20.85°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
-1.25°F
(-0.69°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1972
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2021
Apr–Dec 1968
9-Month
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
-1.14°F
(-0.63°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1972
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2021
Mar–Dec 1968
10-Month
67.54°F
(19.74°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.41°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Feb–Dec 1968
11-Month
65.38°F
(18.54°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.43°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Jan–Dec 1968
12-Month
63.21°F
(17.34°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Jul 1967–Dec 1968
18-Month
64.83°F
(18.24°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1916, 1982
Jan 1967–Dec 1968
24-Month
63.52°F
(17.51°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1913
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Jan 1966–Dec 1968
36-Month
63.56°F
(17.53°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1905
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Jan 1965–Dec 1968
48-Month
63.54°F
(17.52°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1906
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Jan 1964–Dec 1968
60-Month
63.61°F
(17.56°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/