Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1917
1-Month
29.64°F
(-1.31°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-3.04°F
(-1.69°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1983
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2021
Ties: 2009
Nov–Dec 1917
2-Month
36.59°F
(2.55°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 2000
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2021
Oct–Dec 1917
3-Month
41.20°F
(5.11°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-1.63°F
(-0.91°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1898
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2021
Sep–Dec 1917
4-Month
46.92°F
(8.29°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
-1.42°F
(-0.79°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1976
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2021
Aug–Dec 1917
5-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-1.35°F
(-0.75°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1976
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2021
Jul–Dec 1917
6-Month
55.55°F
(13.08°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-0.96°F
(-0.54°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2021
Jun–Dec 1917
7-Month
57.18°F
(13.99°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-1.04°F
(-0.58°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1976
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2021
Ties: 1924
May–Dec 1917
8-Month
56.93°F
(13.85°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-1.54°F
(-0.86°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1976
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2021
Apr–Dec 1917
9-Month
56.00°F
(13.33°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
-1.64°F
(-0.91°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2021
Mar–Dec 1917
10-Month
54.24°F
(12.36°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-1.79°F
(-0.99°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Feb–Dec 1917
11-Month
52.04°F
(11.13°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-1.97°F
(-1.10°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Jan–Dec 1917
12-Month
50.06°F
(10.03°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-1.96°F
(-1.09°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012
Jul 1916–Dec 1917
18-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-1.76°F
(-0.98°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2012, 2016
Jan 1916–Dec 1917
24-Month
50.46°F
(10.26°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-1.56°F
(-0.86°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jan 1915–Dec 1917
36-Month
50.79°F
(10.44°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-1.22°F
(-0.68°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jan 1914–Dec 1917
48-Month
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.53°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2018
Jan 1913–Dec 1917
60-Month
51.15°F
(10.64°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.47°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1920
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2019, 2020
Ties: 1919

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/