Climate at a Glance

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Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1989
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2021
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2021
Ties: 1933
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2021
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2021
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
74.0°F
(23.3°C)
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2021
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
76.1°F
(24.5°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2021
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
77.1°F
(25.1°C)
74.6°F
(23.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2021
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
77.3°F
(25.2°C)
75.0°F
(23.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2021
Ties: 1998
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
76.8°F
(24.9°C)
74.5°F
(23.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2021
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
76.3°F
(24.6°C)
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1932, 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
74.7°F
(23.7°C)
71.9°F
(22.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1936, 1940, 1983
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1940
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
74.0°F
(23.3°C)
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1940
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2021
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
72.6°F
(22.6°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1941, 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2021
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
72.1°F
(22.3°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1941, 1980
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2021
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
72.4°F
(22.4°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979, 1980
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020, 2021
Ties: 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/