Climate at a Glance

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Ohio River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1989
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1976
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1957
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1923
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1899, 1918, 1934
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1948, 1986, 2004, 2017
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1952, 1975, 1978, 1986
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1942, 1947, 1957, 1964, 1978
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1898, 1932, 1980, 2008, 2009
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1947, 2000, 2013, 2014
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1909, 1974, 1992
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1960
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904, 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2016
Ties: 1961, 1970, 1982
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1908, 1912, 1920, 1930, 1937, 1943, 1948, 1971, 1983, 1994, 2015
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1980
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1900, 1957, 1975, 1993, 2009, 2014
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1911, 1942, 1948, 1952, 1989, 1998
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1980
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1924, 1945, 1947, 1952, 1988, 1998

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/