Climate at a Glance

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Mid-Atlantic Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
6.6°F
(3.7°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1989
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2015
Ties: 2011
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 1946, 1984, 2003
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1999
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1948, 1991
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1923
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1920, 1923, 1993, 2008
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1906
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1895, 1919, 1943, 1978, 1988, 1995
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1897, 1902, 1915, 1945, 1960
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1895, 1910, 1928, 1932, 1963
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1929, 1944, 1964, 1968, 1997
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1904, 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1896, 1897, 1936, 1961, 1970, 1988, 2014
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1899, 1906, 1972, 1980, 1997
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1983, 1994
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1938, 1948, 1952, 1957
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1932, 1934, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1998
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012, 2013
Ties: 1934, 1957, 1992, 1993

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/