Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kansas

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
4.4°F
(2.5°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1983
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1957
Ties: 1936, 2006
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1983
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1999
Ties: 2015
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1898
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1999
Ties: 1915, 1941, 2017
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1898
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1910, 1958, 1960
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1985
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 2006
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1898
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1954
Ties: 1977, 1994
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1992
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1954
Ties: 1940
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1992
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Ties: 1952, 1991, 2017
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917, 1951, 1961
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1934
Ties: 1896
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1951
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1981
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1980
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1993
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1933
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Ties: 1965
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 1922, 1932, 1946, 1957, 1987, 2011
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1905, 1906
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 1940, 1954
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1906
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1935, 1956, 2002, 2016
Ties: 1936, 1937, 1938, 1957, 2001, 2003, 2017

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/