Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

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
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1963
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1906
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1950, 1976
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 2020
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1964
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1920, 1964, 2014
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1912, 1942, 1951, 1955, 1961, 1977
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1940
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931, 2016
Ties: 1932, 1964, 2003
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015, 2016
Ties: 1914, 1939, 1946, 1953, 1957, 1959, 1973, 1985, 2005
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 1913, 1953, 1985, 1987
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 1973
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1921
Ties: 1899, 1906, 1914, 1916, 1945, 1971, 1974
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1968
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016, 2017
Ties: 1907, 1916, 1936, 1971, 2003
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1979
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1901, 1906
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1968, 1969, 1978
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017, 2018
Ties: 1897, 1910, 1925, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1993
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1929, 1951, 1988, 1990
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1970, 1980
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1914, 1928, 1930, 1947, 1992

Citing This Page

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