Climate at a Glance

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Raleigh, North Carolina

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
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1963
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1948, 1965
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1982
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2007
Ties: 2011
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2007
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1990
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1967
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1967
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 2001
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1967
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1990
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1967
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2011
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1958
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1990
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1963
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1967
1st Warmest Warmest since: 1991 1991, 2020
Ties: 1991
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1969
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2021
Ties: 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1969
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1970
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/