Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1897, 1938, 2008, 2013
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1942, 1951
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1926, 1959, 1991, 2014
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1932, 2012
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1899, 1925, 1953, 1980, 1983
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1895, 1957, 1983
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1935, 1958
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1962, 1972, 1988, 2000
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1916, 1928, 1974, 1983
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1899, 1912, 1995
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1903, 1947, 1980
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1904
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2016, 2017
Ties: 1924, 1960, 1988, 1996
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1967
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1981
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1968, 1969
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019, 2020
Ties: 1907, 1997
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1969
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019, 2020
Ties: 1971, 1980, 1982
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1969, 1970
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1917

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/