Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1989
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 2005
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1904, 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1897, 1960, 2018
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904, 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1923, 1946, 2004
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1913, 1975, 1996
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1947, 1982
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1946, 1947, 1988, 1993, 1995
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2010
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2010, 2012
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 2013
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1999, 2011, 2012
Ties: 1953, 2007, 2018, 2020
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1905, 1906
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2013
Ties: 2019
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013, 2014
Ties: 2020

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