Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2005
1-Month
42.78°F
(5.99°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1983
74th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2021
Nov–Dec 2005
2-Month
49.81°F
(9.89°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
2.08°F
(1.15°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 2000
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1999
Oct–Dec 2005
3-Month
55.69°F
(13.16°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1972
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1999
Sep–Dec 2005
4-Month
61.97°F
(16.65°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
1.95°F
(1.08°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1972
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Ties: 1954, 2012
Aug–Dec 2005
5-Month
66.77°F
(19.32°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
1.72°F
(0.96°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1972
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Jul–Dec 2005
6-Month
70.39°F
(21.33°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
1.74°F
(0.97°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1972
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Jun–Dec 2005
7-Month
71.97°F
(22.21°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
1.51°F
(0.84°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1972
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
May–Dec 2005
8-Month
71.98°F
(22.21°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1972
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Ties: 1954
Apr–Dec 2005
9-Month
71.22°F
(21.79°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
1.26°F
(0.70°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1972
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Mar–Dec 2005
10-Month
69.49°F
(20.83°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
1.22°F
(0.68°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1987
Feb–Dec 2005
11-Month
67.55°F
(19.75°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
1.41°F
(0.78°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1912
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–Dec 2005
12-Month
65.49°F
(18.61°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
1.49°F
(0.83°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1912
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jul 2004–Dec 2005
18-Month
66.54°F
(19.19°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.98°F
(0.55°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1938
Jan 2004–Dec 2005
24-Month
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1913
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Jan 2003–Dec 2005
36-Month
65.07°F
(18.37°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.09°F
(0.60°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1905
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Jan 2002–Dec 2005
48-Month
65.10°F
(18.39°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1906
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2018
Jan 2001–Dec 2005
60-Month
65.21°F
(18.45°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1907
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2016

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