Climate at a Glance

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Tennessee River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1963
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1950, 1976
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1965, 2003, 2012
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1959
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1912, 1942, 1954, 1964, 1972, 2014
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1912, 1955, 1957, 1961, 1972
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1942, 1951
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1938, 1959, 1982, 2017
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931, 2016
Ties: 1932, 1947
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2015, 2016
Ties: 1942, 1957, 1959, 1970, 1987
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 1913, 1956, 2006
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 1896, 1939, 1941, 2004
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1921
Ties: 1959, 1975
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1968
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 1907, 1909, 1990
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1969, 1979
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1971, 1972, 1985, 1994
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1968, 1969, 1978
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1920, 1924, 1928, 1929, 1940, 1943, 1945, 1947, 1950, 1951, 1975, 1988
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1913, 1916, 1931, 1940, 1944, 1947, 1951, 1987, 1991, 2011
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1970, 1980
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1909, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1921, 1928, 1930, 1940, 1942, 1945, 1947, 1950, 1958, 1990

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/