Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1977
1-Month
23.31°F
(-4.83°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
0.71°F
(0.39°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1909
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Nov–Dec 1977
2-Month
27.83°F
(-2.32°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1899
Oct–Dec 1977
3-Month
32.31°F
(0.17°C)
31.57°F
(-0.24°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Sep–Dec 1977
4-Month
37.75°F
(3.19°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
1.10°F
(0.61°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Aug–Dec 1977
5-Month
42.11°F
(5.62°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
0.98°F
(0.55°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 2006
Jul–Dec 1977
6-Month
45.32°F
(7.40°C)
44.37°F
(6.87°C)
0.95°F
(0.53°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Jun–Dec 1977
7-Month
47.00°F
(8.33°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
1.03°F
(0.57°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
May–Dec 1977
8-Month
47.28°F
(8.49°C)
46.16°F
(7.87°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Apr–Dec 1977
9-Month
46.53°F
(8.07°C)
45.31°F
(7.39°C)
1.22°F
(0.68°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Mar–Dec 1977
10-Month
45.02°F
(7.23°C)
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Feb–Dec 1977
11-Month
43.07°F
(6.15°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
1.19°F
(0.66°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2016
Jan–Dec 1977
12-Month
40.52°F
(4.73°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
Jul 1976–Dec 1977
18-Month
40.94°F
(4.97°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1950
Jan 1976–Dec 1977
24-Month
39.70°F
(4.28°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Jan 1975–Dec 1977
36-Month
39.72°F
(4.29°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1945, 1949, 1965
Jan 1974–Dec 1977
48-Month
39.84°F
(4.36°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1919
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1901
Jan 1973–Dec 1977
60-Month
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.02°F
(0.02°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1920
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/