Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2001
1-Month
46.17°F
(7.87°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
3.41°F
(1.89°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1983
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
Ties: 1980
Nov–Dec 2001
2-Month
52.60°F
(11.44°C)
47.74°F
(8.74°C)
4.86°F
(2.70°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 2000
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1999
Oct–Dec 2001
3-Month
57.57°F
(14.21°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
3.48°F
(1.94°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1972
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1999
Sep–Dec 2001
4-Month
62.89°F
(17.16°C)
60.03°F
(15.57°C)
2.86°F
(1.59°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1972
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
Aug–Dec 2001
5-Month
67.79°F
(19.88°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
2.75°F
(1.52°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1972
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
Jul–Dec 2001
6-Month
71.01°F
(21.67°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
2.36°F
(1.31°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1972
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
Jun–Dec 2001
7-Month
72.58°F
(22.54°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
2.12°F
(1.17°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1972
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
May–Dec 2001
8-Month
73.02°F
(22.79°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
2.25°F
(1.25°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1972
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2021
Apr–Dec 2001
9-Month
72.18°F
(22.32°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
2.22°F
(1.23°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1972
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2021
Mar–Dec 2001
10-Month
70.19°F
(21.22°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
1.92°F
(1.07°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Dec 2001
11-Month
67.85°F
(19.92°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
1.71°F
(0.95°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jan–Dec 2001
12-Month
65.64°F
(18.69°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Ties: 1931, 2007
Jul 2000–Dec 2001
18-Month
66.37°F
(19.09°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
0.82°F
(0.45°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1991
Jan 2000–Dec 2001
24-Month
65.48°F
(18.60°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1913
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Jan 1999–Dec 2001
36-Month
65.72°F
(18.73°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
1.73°F
(0.96°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1905
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1998–Dec 2001
48-Month
65.70°F
(18.72°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.72°F
(0.95°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1906
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jan 1997–Dec 2001
60-Month
65.30°F
(18.50°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.34°F
(0.74°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016

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