Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1932, 1967
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 2009
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1921
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1998
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1990, 2011
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1900, 1998, 2011, 2019
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1990
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2019
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 2011
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016, 2017
Ties: 2007
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1967
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2020
Ties: 1991, 2016
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1968, 1969
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2019, 2020
Ties: 2017
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1969
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019, 2020
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1969, 1970
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/