Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1951
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1897, 1900, 1905, 1920, 1934, 1944
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2015
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1973
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1920, 1932, 1949, 1983
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 2009
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1930
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1996, 2019
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1942, 1970, 1988
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1970, 1993, 2000
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2010, 2012
Ties: 1898, 1955, 1982, 2007
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1900, 1970, 1997
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1961, 1970, 1980, 1987
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1999, 2011, 2012
Ties: 1956, 1966, 1967, 1977
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905, 1906
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1921, 1982
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1922, 1940, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1958, 1969
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013, 2014
Ties: 1969

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