Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1901
1-Month
20.98°F
(-6.12°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
-1.62°F
(-0.90°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1909
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Nov–Dec 1901
2-Month
25.49°F
(-3.62°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
-1.15°F
(-0.64°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Oct–Dec 1901
3-Month
31.12°F
(-0.49°C)
31.56°F
(-0.24°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Sep–Dec 1901
4-Month
36.04°F
(2.24°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1972
Aug–Dec 1901
5-Month
40.88°F
(4.93°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Jul–Dec 1901
6-Month
44.49°F
(6.94°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1976
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Jun–Dec 1901
7-Month
46.06°F
(7.81°C)
45.98°F
(7.77°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1958
May–Dec 1901
8-Month
46.33°F
(7.96°C)
46.16°F
(7.87°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1976
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1906
Apr–Dec 1901
9-Month
45.30°F
(7.39°C)
45.32°F
(7.40°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Mar–Dec 1901
10-Month
43.67°F
(6.48°C)
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1965
Feb–Dec 1901
11-Month
41.47°F
(5.26°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Ties: 1956
Jan–Dec 1901
12-Month
39.77°F
(4.32°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Ties: 1975
Jul 1900–Dec 1901
18-Month
41.69°F
(5.38°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
0.21°F
(0.11°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Jan 1900–Dec 1901
24-Month
40.37°F
(4.65°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2009
Jan 1899–Dec 1901
36-Month
39.94°F
(4.41°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
71st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1898–Dec 1901
48-Month
39.84°F
(4.36°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1919
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1977
Jan 1897–Dec 1901
60-Month
39.81°F
(4.34°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1920
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 1950

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/