Climate at a Glance

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Mid-Atlantic Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1989
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1965
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1896
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1896, 1915, 1919, 1951, 1966, 1968, 1983, 2010
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1966
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1935, 1969
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1914, 1950, 1960, 1969, 1992
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1960
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1915, 1929, 1945, 1960, 1974, 1981, 1997
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1950
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1914
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1904, 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1896, 1902, 1915, 1941
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1911
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1936, 1960
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2013
Ties: 1913, 1937, 1973, 1984

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/