Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1983
1-Month
16.52°F
(-8.60°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
-6.08°F
(-3.38°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1909 1909
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Nov–Dec 1983
2-Month
24.90°F
(-3.94°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
-1.74°F
(-0.96°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Oct–Dec 1983
3-Month
31.03°F
(-0.54°C)
31.56°F
(-0.24°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1993
Sep–Dec 1983
4-Month
36.39°F
(2.44°C)
36.64°F
(2.58°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Aug–Dec 1983
5-Month
41.54°F
(5.30°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Jul–Dec 1983
6-Month
44.78°F
(7.10°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Jun–Dec 1983
7-Month
46.18°F
(7.88°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
May–Dec 1983
8-Month
46.08°F
(7.82°C)
46.16°F
(7.87°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1942
Apr–Dec 1983
9-Month
44.93°F
(7.18°C)
45.31°F
(7.39°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Mar–Dec 1983
10-Month
43.72°F
(6.51°C)
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1913
Feb–Dec 1983
11-Month
42.21°F
(5.67°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1918
Jan–Dec 1983
12-Month
40.68°F
(4.82°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1997
Jul 1982–Dec 1983
18-Month
42.19°F
(5.66°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
0.71°F
(0.39°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Jan 1982–Dec 1983
24-Month
40.26°F
(4.59°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Jan 1981–Dec 1983
36-Month
40.57°F
(4.76°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Ties: 1933, 1934
Jan 1980–Dec 1983
48-Month
40.51°F
(4.73°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1919
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Jan 1979–Dec 1983
60-Month
40.22°F
(4.57°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1920
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/