Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2004
1-Month
45.52°F
(7.51°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
2.76°F
(1.53°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1983
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Ties: 2011
Nov–Dec 2004
2-Month
49.68°F
(9.82°C)
47.74°F
(8.74°C)
1.94°F
(1.08°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 2000
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1999
Oct–Dec 2004
3-Month
55.24°F
(12.91°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1972
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1999
Sep–Dec 2004
4-Month
61.00°F
(16.11°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1972
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
Aug–Dec 2004
5-Month
65.30°F
(18.50°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1972
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
Jul–Dec 2004
6-Month
68.63°F
(20.35°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1972
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
Jun–Dec 2004
7-Month
70.31°F
(21.28°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1972
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
May–Dec 2004
8-Month
70.82°F
(21.57°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1972
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
Apr–Dec 2004
9-Month
70.21°F
(21.23°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1972
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
Mar–Dec 2004
10-Month
69.12°F
(20.62°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Feb–Dec 2004
11-Month
66.81°F
(19.34°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Jan–Dec 2004
12-Month
64.61°F
(18.12°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Jul 2003–Dec 2004
18-Month
66.51°F
(19.17°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
0.96°F
(0.53°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jan 2003–Dec 2004
24-Month
64.86°F
(18.26°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.87°F
(0.49°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1913
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Jan 2002–Dec 2004
36-Month
64.97°F
(18.32°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1905
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Jan 2001–Dec 2004
48-Month
65.14°F
(18.41°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1906
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2018
Jan 2000–Dec 2004
60-Month
65.17°F
(18.43°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.21°F
(0.67°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2016
Ties: 2013

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  • 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/