Climate at a Glance

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
48th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1938, 1961, 2008, 2013
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
34th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1933
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1975
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1906, 1927, 1938, 2004
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1902, 1932, 1946, 1949, 1975, 1991, 1994, 2003
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1923, 1926, 1932, 1942, 1949, 1970, 1978, 1994
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1906, 1946, 1978, 2003, 2009, 2014
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1912, 1926, 1932, 1938, 1946, 1973, 1975, 1987
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1949, 1956, 1999, 2005, 2008
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2019
Ties: 1918, 1919, 1932, 1941, 2005
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2019
Ties: 1923, 1973, 2009
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2016, 2017
Ties: 1911, 1937, 1938, 1941, 1943, 1972, 2000, 2013
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1967
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 1921, 1931, 1938, 1987, 2009
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968, 1969
91st Warmest Warmest to Date 2019, 2020
Ties: 1914, 1977, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/