Climate at a Glance

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Pacific Northwest Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1990
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1917
Ties: 1904
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1917
Ties: 1902, 1936, 1940, 1968, 2013
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1917
Ties: 1913
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1917
Ties: 1902, 1908, 1990
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1917, 2014
Ties: 1899, 1908, 1983, 2000
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2014
Ties: 1896, 1954, 1992
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1916
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1927, 1931, 1968
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1916
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1907, 1945
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1916
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1923, 1965
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1916
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1914, 1923, 1929, 1943, 1946
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1955
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1896, 1923, 1927
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1916
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1957
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1898
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1912, 1924
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913, 1914, 1919
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1903, 1909, 1910, 1921, 1925, 1949
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1913
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1955, 1957

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