NCDC Releases November 2014 U.S. Climate Report

November 2014 U.S. Divisional Average Temperature Ranks Map

During November, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 39.3°F, 2.4°F below the 20th century average. This ranked as the 16th coldest November in the 1895-2014 record. This was the coldest November since 2000. The average contiguous U.S. precipitation was 2.07 inches, 0.16 inch below average, and ranked near the median value in the 120-year period of record.

This monthly summary from NOAA's National Climatic Data Center is part of the suite of climate services NOAA provides to government, business, academia, and the public to support informed decision making.

For extended analysis of regional temperature and precipitation patterns, as well as extreme events, please see our full report that will be released on December 10.