Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1963
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1929, 1961, 2002, 2017
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1950, 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1902, 1913, 1918, 2003, 2004, 2006
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1970, 2001
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1970, 2001
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1954, 1956, 2018
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1956, 1986, 2002
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931, 2016
Ties: 2001, 2002
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015, 2016
Ties: 1905, 1947, 1980, 1984, 1990, 1994
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 1897, 1899, 1902, 1973, 1999
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 1897, 1946, 1956, 1990
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1921
Ties: 1925, 1927, 1931, 1999
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1968
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016, 2017
Ties: 1921
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2012
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1968, 1969, 1978
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017, 2018
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1970, 1980
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

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