Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1989
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1895, 2016
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1954
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1904, 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1959
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1904, 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1928, 1967
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1904
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1908, 1909, 1916, 1918, 1951
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1897, 1909, 1992
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1909, 1922, 1978, 1992
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1897, 1914, 1980
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1905, 1940, 1962
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Ties: 1906
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010, 2012
Ties: 1916, 1934, 1958
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1899, 1902, 1909, 1965, 1967
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1916, 1972
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1905
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1999, 2011, 2012
Ties: 1966, 1967, 1971, 1977
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1905, 1906
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1922, 1943, 1962, 1970, 1976, 1980, 1994
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1933, 1949, 1986, 1990
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2014
Ties: 1994

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