Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1982
1-Month
26.60°F
(-3.00°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
4.00°F
(2.22°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1909
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1939
Nov–Dec 1982
2-Month
28.84°F
(-1.76°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
2.20°F
(1.22°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Ties: 2011
Oct–Dec 1982
3-Month
32.94°F
(0.52°C)
31.56°F
(-0.24°C)
1.38°F
(0.76°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Sep–Dec 1982
4-Month
37.72°F
(3.18°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
1.07°F
(0.60°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Aug–Dec 1982
5-Month
42.09°F
(5.61°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
0.96°F
(0.54°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Jul–Dec 1982
6-Month
45.21°F
(7.34°C)
44.37°F
(6.87°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1939
Jun–Dec 1982
7-Month
46.47°F
(8.04°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
0.50°F
(0.28°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1923
May–Dec 1982
8-Month
46.71°F
(8.17°C)
46.15°F
(7.86°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1940
Apr–Dec 1982
9-Month
45.56°F
(7.53°C)
45.32°F
(7.40°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1913
Mar–Dec 1982
10-Month
44.12°F
(6.73°C)
43.78°F
(6.54°C)
0.34°F
(0.19°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Feb–Dec 1982
11-Month
42.09°F
(5.61°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Jan–Dec 1982
12-Month
39.84°F
(4.36°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1915, 1949, 1962
Jul 1981–Dec 1982
18-Month
41.58°F
(5.32°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Jan 1981–Dec 1982
24-Month
40.51°F
(4.73°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1996
Jan 1980–Dec 1982
36-Month
40.45°F
(4.69°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Jan 1979–Dec 1982
48-Month
40.10°F
(4.50°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1919
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2018
Ties: 1944, 1974
Jan 1978–Dec 1982
60-Month
39.94°F
(4.41°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1949

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