Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1989
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1933 1984
Ties: 2001
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Ties: 1915, 1949, 2003
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1976
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1918, 1924
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1912, 1923, 1936, 1964
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1916, 1945, 1960, 1980, 1993
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1958, 1966, 1997
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
70.9°F
(21.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1998
Ties: 1901, 1932, 1972, 2000
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1976
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1998
Ties: 1929
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1976
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1901, 1950, 1975
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1932, 1969, 1975, 1979, 1992
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1968, 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1921
Ties: 1968, 1983
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1969, 1983
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1979
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1962, 1988
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1968, 1970
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1931, 1944, 1958, 1965, 1975, 1982, 1988, 1990, 1995, 1997
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1979
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1898, 1944, 1965, 1975, 1988, 1996
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1979, 1980
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019, 2020
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1919, 1920, 1932, 1941, 1959, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/