Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1989
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2015
Ties: 2008, 2009
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1959, 1969, 1987
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904, 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 2017
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904, 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2015
Ties: 1920, 1952
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1913, 2018
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1983, 2008, 2013
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1959, 1983
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1930, 1982, 1983, 2008
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1941
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2010
Ties: 1921, 1946
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2010, 2012
Ties: 1994, 2004
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1913, 1951
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1951, 2009
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1999, 2011, 2012
Ties: 2008, 2009
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905, 1906
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1931, 1961, 1993
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2013
Ties: 1939, 1962, 1973, 1989, 1995
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013, 2014
Ties: 1940, 1964, 1978, 1980

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/