Climate at a Glance

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Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1895
1-Month
21.33°F
(-5.93°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
-1.27°F
(-0.71°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1909
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1930
Nov–Dec 1895
2-Month
24.78°F
(-4.01°C)
26.63°F
(-2.98°C)
-1.85°F
(-1.03°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
112th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Oct–Dec 1895
3-Month
28.91°F
(-1.72°C)
31.57°F
(-0.24°C)
-2.66°F
(-1.48°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
122nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Sep–Dec 1895
4-Month
34.77°F
(1.54°C)
36.64°F
(2.58°C)
-1.87°F
(-1.04°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
120th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1932
Aug–Dec 1895
5-Month
39.48°F
(4.16°C)
41.12°F
(5.07°C)
-1.64°F
(-0.91°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
121st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Jul–Dec 1895
6-Month
42.66°F
(5.92°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
-1.70°F
(-0.95°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
122nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Jun–Dec 1895
7-Month
44.38°F
(6.88°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
-1.59°F
(-0.88°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
122nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1924
May–Dec 1895
8-Month
44.72°F
(7.07°C)
46.16°F
(7.87°C)
-1.44°F
(-0.80°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
121st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Apr–Dec 1895
9-Month
44.13°F
(6.74°C)
45.32°F
(7.40°C)
-1.19°F
(-0.66°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
121st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1907
Mar–Dec 1895
10-Month
42.50°F
(5.83°C)
43.78°F
(6.54°C)
-1.28°F
(-0.71°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Feb–Dec 1895
11-Month
40.06°F
(4.48°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
-1.82°F
(-1.01°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
125th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jan–Dec 1895
12-Month
38.09°F
(3.38°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-1.94°F
(-1.08°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
125th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016

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