Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Great Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1909, 1932
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1917
Ties: 1900, 1989, 2002
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1931
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1917
Ties: 1906, 1922, 2003
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1919
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1950
Ties: 1959, 1986
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1971
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2014
Ties: 1904, 1915, 1926, 1964, 1997
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1916
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1995, 2012
Ties: 1922
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1916
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2014
Ties: 1955, 1966
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1916
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1910, 1995
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1916
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2001, 2012, 2017
Ties: 1939, 2015
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1910, 2015
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1934
Ties: 1939, 1981
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1911, 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1981, 2018
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1944
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2007
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912, 1913
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1996, 2016
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912, 1913
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 1987, 1995, 1997, 2008, 2012, 2019
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1935, 1989, 1998
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1914
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1934, 1942, 1943, 2011
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899, 1915, 1916
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1937, 1943, 1994

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/