Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1975
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Ties: 1897, 1961, 2008, 2013
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1964, 1972
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1915, 1932, 1979, 2002
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1897, 1906, 1927, 2004
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1922, 1977, 1987
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1954, 1982, 2013, 2014
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1994, 2008
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1897, 1912, 1926, 1932, 1946, 1973, 1975, 1987
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1922, 1936, 1953
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2019
Ties: 2002
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2019
Ties: 1911, 1986, 2006
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016, 2017
Ties: 1897, 1911, 1937, 1941, 1943, 1972, 2000, 2013
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1967
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2020
Ties: 1897, 1921, 1931, 1987, 2009
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1968, 1969
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019, 2020
Ties: 1898, 1913, 1949, 1957, 1993
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1969
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2019, 2020
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1928, 1948, 1986
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1969, 1970
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1941, 1945, 1951, 1995, 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/