Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of May 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2019
1-Month
46.08°F
(7.82°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
3.32°F
(1.84°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1983
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2021
Nov–Dec 2019
2-Month
49.19°F
(9.55°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 2000
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1999
Oct–Dec 2019
3-Month
54.19°F
(12.33°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1972
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1999
Sep–Dec 2019
4-Month
60.80°F
(16.00°C)
60.03°F
(15.57°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1972
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2021
Ties: 1988
Aug–Dec 2019
5-Month
65.91°F
(18.84°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
0.86°F
(0.48°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1972
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2021
Jul–Dec 2019
6-Month
69.44°F
(20.80°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1972
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2021
Jun–Dec 2019
7-Month
71.12°F
(21.73°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
0.66°F
(0.36°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1972
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2021
May–Dec 2019
8-Month
71.09°F
(21.72°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
0.31°F
(0.18°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1972
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2021
Apr–Dec 2019
9-Month
70.40°F
(21.33°C)
69.97°F
(21.09°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1972
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2021
Ties: 1955
Mar–Dec 2019
10-Month
68.50°F
(20.28°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1912
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Feb–Dec 2019
11-Month
66.06°F
(18.92°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Jan–Dec 2019
12-Month
64.08°F
(17.82°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1941
Jul 2018–Dec 2019
18-Month
65.66°F
(18.70°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 1944, 1948, 1952
Jan 2018–Dec 2019
24-Month
64.59°F
(18.11°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1913
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1933
Jan 2017–Dec 2019
36-Month
65.17°F
(18.43°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1905
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1955, 2020
Jan 2016–Dec 2019
48-Month
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.58°F
(0.88°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1906
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Jan 2015–Dec 2019
60-Month
65.66°F
(18.70°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.69°F
(0.94°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/