Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1989
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1932
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1985
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1920, 1928
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931, 2015
Ties: 1911, 1913, 1918, 1928, 1936
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1906, 1913, 1923, 1946, 1947, 1952, 1982, 2004, 2013
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1947, 1961
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1906, 1913, 2014
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1922, 1936, 1938, 1955
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1913, 1941, 1954, 1985, 2009
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1998, 2012
Ties: 1937, 1945, 1947, 1971, 1974, 1984, 1993
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1901, 1937, 1947, 1975
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1905
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1960, 1995, 2014
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1905, 1926
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1913, 1947, 2015
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013, 2019, 2020
Ties: 1935, 1950, 1975
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1905, 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2020
Ties: 1900, 1951

Citing This Page

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