Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1947
1-Month
22.87°F
(-5.07°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1909
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Nov–Dec 1947
2-Month
25.77°F
(-3.46°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
-0.87°F
(-0.48°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Oct–Dec 1947
3-Month
32.57°F
(0.32°C)
31.56°F
(-0.24°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1899
Sep–Dec 1947
4-Month
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
1.00°F
(0.56°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Aug–Dec 1947
5-Month
42.30°F
(5.72°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1976
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Jul–Dec 1947
6-Month
45.10°F
(7.28°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Jun–Dec 1947
7-Month
46.45°F
(8.03°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
0.48°F
(0.27°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
May–Dec 1947
8-Month
46.52°F
(8.07°C)
46.15°F
(7.86°C)
0.37°F
(0.21°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1965
Apr–Dec 1947
9-Month
45.68°F
(7.60°C)
45.32°F
(7.40°C)
0.36°F
(0.20°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Mar–Dec 1947
10-Month
43.85°F
(6.58°C)
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1974, 1979, 2008
Feb–Dec 1947
11-Month
41.65°F
(5.36°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Jan–Dec 1947
12-Month
39.95°F
(4.42°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Jul 1946–Dec 1947
18-Month
41.54°F
(5.30°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Jan 1946–Dec 1947
24-Month
40.34°F
(4.63°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Jan 1945–Dec 1947
36-Month
40.16°F
(4.53°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.14°F
(0.07°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1938
Jan 1944–Dec 1947
48-Month
40.08°F
(4.49°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1919
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Jan 1943–Dec 1947
60-Month
39.97°F
(4.43°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1920
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/