Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

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
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1983
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1933
Ties: 1896, 1941, 1959
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1898
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1965
Ties: 2015
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 2003, 2017
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1933, 2016
Ties: 1915, 2001
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1933
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2011
Ties: 1956, 2019
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
71.6°F
(22.0°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1998
Ties: 2010
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
70.9°F
(21.6°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2011
Ties: 1927, 1977, 2010
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2011
Ties: 1934
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1895
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2011
Ties: 1954
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1895
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1913
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1914
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017, 2018
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1906, 1915
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018, 2019
Ties: 2001, 2012
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
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 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/