Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1951
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2015
Ties: 1929, 1992, 2017
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1978
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1911, 2005
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1975, 1978, 1999
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1926, 1984
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1897, 1923, 1926, 1932, 1942, 1949, 1978, 1994
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1949, 1959, 1987, 2001
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1959, 1971, 1999, 2001, 2006
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1902, 1925, 1934, 1959, 2001, 2003
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1936, 1954, 1973, 1975, 1982, 2009
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1899, 1918, 1926, 1995, 2000, 2014
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2016, 2017
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1962, 1976, 1978, 1982, 1997
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1967
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017, 2019
Ties: 1989
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1968, 1969
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2019
Ties: 1904, 1964
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1904, 1963, 1966
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969, 1970
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/