Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1962
1-Month
22.71°F
(-5.16°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1909
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Nov–Dec 1962
2-Month
27.52°F
(-2.49°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1975
Oct–Dec 1962
3-Month
32.93°F
(0.52°C)
31.56°F
(-0.24°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Sep–Dec 1962
4-Month
37.53°F
(3.07°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Aug–Dec 1962
5-Month
41.67°F
(5.37°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Jul–Dec 1962
6-Month
44.58°F
(6.99°C)
44.37°F
(6.87°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 2009
Jun–Dec 1962
7-Month
46.09°F
(7.83°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1899
May–Dec 1962
8-Month
46.53°F
(8.07°C)
46.16°F
(7.87°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1949, 1963, 1990
Apr–Dec 1962
9-Month
45.66°F
(7.59°C)
45.32°F
(7.40°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Mar–Dec 1962
10-Month
43.78°F
(6.54°C)
43.78°F
(6.54°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1896, 1996
Feb–Dec 1962
11-Month
42.00°F
(5.56°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Ties: 1996
Jan–Dec 1962
12-Month
39.84°F
(4.36°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1915, 1949, 1982
Jul 1961–Dec 1962
18-Month
41.20°F
(5.11°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1915
Jan 1961–Dec 1962
24-Month
39.88°F
(4.38°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1989
Jan 1960–Dec 1962
36-Month
39.73°F
(4.29°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.17°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1909, 1944
Jan 1959–Dec 1962
48-Month
39.81°F
(4.34°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1919
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1980
Jan 1958–Dec 1962
60-Month
39.88°F
(4.38°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1920
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2019

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