Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2004
1-Month
24.62°F
(-4.10°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
2.02°F
(1.12°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1909
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Nov–Dec 2004
2-Month
29.39°F
(-1.45°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
2.75°F
(1.53°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Oct–Dec 2004
3-Month
34.38°F
(1.32°C)
31.56°F
(-0.24°C)
2.82°F
(1.56°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Sep–Dec 2004
4-Month
39.05°F
(3.92°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
2.40°F
(1.34°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Aug–Dec 2004
5-Month
42.79°F
(5.99°C)
41.12°F
(5.07°C)
1.67°F
(0.92°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 2019
Jul–Dec 2004
6-Month
45.75°F
(7.64°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
1.39°F
(0.77°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Jun–Dec 2004
7-Month
47.18°F
(8.43°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
1.21°F
(0.67°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 1900, 1934
May–Dec 2004
8-Month
47.46°F
(8.59°C)
46.15°F
(7.86°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 1994
Apr–Dec 2004
9-Month
46.63°F
(8.13°C)
45.32°F
(7.40°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Mar–Dec 2004
10-Month
45.52°F
(7.51°C)
43.78°F
(6.54°C)
1.74°F
(0.97°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Feb–Dec 2004
11-Month
43.51°F
(6.39°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
1.63°F
(0.90°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2016
Jan–Dec 2004
12-Month
41.57°F
(5.32°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
1.54°F
(0.86°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2016
Jul 2003–Dec 2004
18-Month
43.08°F
(6.16°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2016
Jan 2003–Dec 2004
24-Month
41.49°F
(5.27°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.45°F
(0.80°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2017
Jan 2002–Dec 2004
36-Month
41.40°F
(5.22°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Jan 2001–Dec 2004
48-Month
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.47°F
(0.82°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1919
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Jan 2000–Dec 2004
60-Month
41.43°F
(5.24°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1920
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2019

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