Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
23.27°F
(-4.85°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
0.67°F
(0.37°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1909
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
29.82°F
(-1.21°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
3.18°F
(1.77°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
35.06°F
(1.70°C)
31.56°F
(-0.24°C)
3.50°F
(1.94°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
3.36°F
(1.87°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
44.25°F
(6.81°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
3.12°F
(1.74°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
47.30°F
(8.50°C)
44.37°F
(6.87°C)
2.93°F
(1.63°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
48.91°F
(9.39°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
2.94°F
(1.63°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
48.82°F
(9.34°C)
46.16°F
(7.87°C)
2.66°F
(1.47°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
47.93°F
(8.85°C)
45.32°F
(7.40°C)
2.61°F
(1.45°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
46.68°F
(8.16°C)
43.78°F
(6.54°C)
2.90°F
(1.62°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
45.00°F
(7.22°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
3.12°F
(1.73°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
43.13°F
(6.18°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
3.09°F
(1.71°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
44.66°F
(7.03°C)
41.49°F
(5.27°C)
3.17°F
(1.76°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
42.92°F
(6.07°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
2.89°F
(1.61°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
42.19°F
(5.66°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
2.17°F
(1.20°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
41.82°F
(5.46°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1919
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
42.03°F
(5.57°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
2.03°F
(1.13°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1920
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/