Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1976
1-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1968, 1981
Nov–Dec 1976
2-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1903
Oct–Dec 1976
3-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Sep–Dec 1976
4-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Aug–Dec 1976
5-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Jul–Dec 1976
6-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Jun–Dec 1976
7-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
May–Dec 1976
8-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Apr–Dec 1976
9-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Mar–Dec 1976
10-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Feb–Dec 1976
11-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1920
Jan–Dec 1976
12-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1924, 1988
Jul 1975–Dec 1976
18-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016, 2017
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1962, 1970, 1978, 1982, 1997
Jan 1975–Dec 1976
24-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1967
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2020
Ties: 1907, 1916, 1929
Jan 1974–Dec 1976
36-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1968, 1969
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019, 2020
Ties: 1988
Jan 1973–Dec 1976
48-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1969
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019, 2020
Ties: 1911, 1929, 1937, 1959, 1985, 1995
Jan 1972–Dec 1976
60-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1969, 1970
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2020
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1914, 1921, 1944

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/