Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1928
1-Month
22.51°F
(-5.27°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1909
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2015
Nov–Dec 1928
2-Month
26.93°F
(-2.82°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1976
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2015
Oct–Dec 1928
3-Month
32.20°F
(0.11°C)
31.56°F
(-0.24°C)
0.64°F
(0.35°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2015
Ties: 1949
Sep–Dec 1928
4-Month
36.53°F
(2.52°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.06°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1976
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2015
Aug–Dec 1928
5-Month
40.98°F
(4.99°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
Jul–Dec 1928
6-Month
44.26°F
(6.81°C)
44.37°F
(6.87°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
Jun–Dec 1928
7-Month
45.63°F
(7.57°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
Ties: 1897
May–Dec 1928
8-Month
45.92°F
(7.73°C)
46.15°F
(7.86°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1976
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
Apr–Dec 1928
9-Month
44.77°F
(7.09°C)
45.31°F
(7.39°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2015
Mar–Dec 1928
10-Month
43.44°F
(6.36°C)
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2015
Ties: 1961
Feb–Dec 1928
11-Month
41.61°F
(5.34°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2016
Jan–Dec 1928
12-Month
39.90°F
(4.39°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2016
Ties: 1910
Jul 1927–Dec 1928
18-Month
41.19°F
(5.11°C)
41.49°F
(5.27°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.16°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2016
Ties: 1964, 1966, 1975, 1993
Jan 1927–Dec 1928
24-Month
40.14°F
(4.52°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2017
Ties: 1955
Jan 1926–Dec 1928
36-Month
40.10°F
(4.50°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2017
Jan 1925–Dec 1928
48-Month
40.18°F
(4.54°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1919
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2018
Ties: 1954
Jan 1924–Dec 1928
60-Month
39.80°F
(4.33°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1920
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2019

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