Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
16.2°F
(-8.8°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1989
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1906
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1963
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904, 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1974, 1993
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904, 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1909, 1985, 1992, 1993, 1997, 2000
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1941, 1944
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1920, 1932, 1941, 1966, 1969
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1911, 1932, 1950, 1981
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1942, 1971, 1988
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2010
Ties: 1971, 1993, 2000
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2010, 2012
Ties: 1960
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1900, 1971, 1997
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1961, 1971, 1980, 1987
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1999, 2011, 2012
Ties: 1945, 1957, 1976, 1979, 1994
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905, 1906
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Ties: 1922, 1943, 1956, 1962, 1976, 1980, 1994
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1941, 1966, 1972
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2013, 2014
Ties: 1935, 1939, 1942, 1962, 1963

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