Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1989
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1941, 1965
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1896
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1952
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1933, 1945, 1951, 1963, 1993
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1935
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931, 2015
Ties: 1929, 1937
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1929, 1974
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1966, 1969, 1972
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1909, 1910, 1925, 1935
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1958, 1960
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1998, 2012
Ties: 1924
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1924, 1958
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1905
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1961, 1969
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905, 1926
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1911, 1930, 1943, 1989, 1995
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013, 2019, 2020
Ties: 1914, 1930, 1936, 1938
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1905, 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1924, 1958, 1973, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/