Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
23.41°F
(-4.77°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1909
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2015
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
27.80°F
(-2.33°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
1.16°F
(0.65°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1918
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
32.56°F
(0.31°C)
31.57°F
(-0.24°C)
0.99°F
(0.55°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
37.15°F
(2.86°C)
36.64°F
(2.58°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
41.45°F
(5.25°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 2008
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
44.68°F
(7.04°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
0.32°F
(0.17°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
46.44°F
(8.02°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
46.51°F
(8.06°C)
46.16°F
(7.87°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1923
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
45.42°F
(7.46°C)
45.31°F
(7.39°C)
0.11°F
(0.07°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 2008
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
44.10°F
(6.72°C)
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1949
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
42.32°F
(5.73°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
40.96°F
(4.98°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.92°F
(0.51°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Ties: 1900, 1995
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
41.80°F
(5.44°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
0.32°F
(0.17°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
40.40°F
(4.67°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.37°F
(0.21°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1938
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
39.95°F
(4.42°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
39.76°F
(4.31°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1919
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 1963, 1964
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
39.77°F
(4.32°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.12°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1930

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/