Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2015
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2015
Ties: 1916, 1919, 1993
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2015
Ties: 1906, 1987
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2015
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2015
Ties: 1960
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1916, 1929, 1964
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2015
Ties: 1924, 1958, 1979
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2015
Ties: 1895
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1916, 1929, 1958, 1960, 1979, 1995
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1910
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1903, 1978, 1983
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1907, 1912, 1914, 1983
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1904
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016, 2017
Ties: 1924, 1960, 1961, 1988
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1967
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2020
Ties: 1924, 1941, 1960, 1965
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1968, 1969
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019, 2020
Ties: 1908, 1912, 1915, 1920, 1926, 1930, 1942, 1958, 1959, 1972
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1969
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019, 2020
Ties: 1898, 1916, 1926, 1943, 1973, 1977
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969, 1970
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2020
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1912, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/