Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1920
1-Month
33.13°F
(0.63°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1983
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2021
Nov–Dec 1920
2-Month
36.42°F
(2.46°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.42°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 2000
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2021
Oct–Dec 1920
3-Month
42.49°F
(5.83°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1898
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2021
Sep–Dec 1920
4-Month
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2021
Aug–Dec 1920
5-Month
52.71°F
(11.51°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2021
Jul–Dec 1920
6-Month
56.04°F
(13.36°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1976
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2021
Jun–Dec 1920
7-Month
57.66°F
(14.26°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1976
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2021
May–Dec 1920
8-Month
57.86°F
(14.37°C)
58.46°F
(14.70°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1976
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2021
Apr–Dec 1920
9-Month
56.63°F
(13.68°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
-1.01°F
(-0.56°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2021
Ties: 1945
Mar–Dec 1920
10-Month
55.00°F
(12.78°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-1.03°F
(-0.57°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Feb–Dec 1920
11-Month
53.06°F
(11.70°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.53°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Jan–Dec 1920
12-Month
51.07°F
(10.59°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.53°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012
Jul 1919–Dec 1920
18-Month
52.55°F
(11.42°C)
53.53°F
(11.96°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.54°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2012, 2016
Jan 1919–Dec 1920
24-Month
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.39°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Jan 1918–Dec 1920
36-Month
51.50°F
(10.83°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.29°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2017
Jan 1917–Dec 1920
48-Month
51.14°F
(10.63°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.48°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2018
Jan 1916–Dec 1920
60-Month
51.08°F
(10.60°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.51°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1920
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2019, 2020

Citing This Page

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