Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1989
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1992
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1921
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1907, 1943
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1935, 1943
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1981
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1916, 1958
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1896, 1903, 1968, 1979
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1899, 1914, 1929, 1960, 1982
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013, 2018
Ties: 1899, 1916, 1942, 1961, 1972, 1982
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1914, 1938, 1972

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/