Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
25.97°F
(-3.35°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
3.37°F
(1.87°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1909
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1965
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
26.28°F
(-3.18°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
31.45°F
(-0.31°C)
31.57°F
(-0.24°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1926
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
36.69°F
(2.61°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1976
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1992
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
41.42°F
(5.23°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1979
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
44.53°F
(6.96°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
46.30°F
(7.94°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
46.58°F
(8.10°C)
46.15°F
(7.86°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1918, 1984
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
45.70°F
(7.61°C)
45.31°F
(7.39°C)
0.39°F
(0.22°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
44.05°F
(6.69°C)
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
42.02°F
(5.57°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2016
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
40.06°F
(4.48°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
41.55°F
(5.31°C)
41.49°F
(5.27°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
40.10°F
(4.50°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
40.27°F
(4.59°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.25°F
(0.13°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1918
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1927
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
40.14°F
(4.52°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1919
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1920
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1960

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/