Climate at a Glance

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
8.2°F
(4.5°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1998
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931, 2015
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1921, 1990
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1921, 1934, 1959, 1970, 1987, 1999, 2005
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1936
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1927, 1930, 1932, 1955, 1975
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1934, 1936, 2000
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2016, 2017
Ties: 1973, 1987, 1994, 1995
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1905, 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Ties: 1901, 2014
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905, 1968
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1909, 1920
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2020
Ties: 1961
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905, 1969
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2020
Ties: 1904, 1919, 1963, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/