Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1942
1-Month
32.97°F
(0.54°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1983
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Nov–Dec 1942
2-Month
38.07°F
(3.37°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 2000
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Ties: 1977
Oct–Dec 1942
3-Month
43.57°F
(6.43°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
0.74°F
(0.41°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1898
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Ties: 1981, 1988
Sep–Dec 1942
4-Month
48.59°F
(9.22°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Ties: 1910, 1960
Aug–Dec 1942
5-Month
53.23°F
(11.79°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
0.14°F
(0.07°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Jul–Dec 1942
6-Month
56.68°F
(13.71°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Ties: 1913
Jun–Dec 1942
7-Month
58.29°F
(14.61°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Ties: 1943
May–Dec 1942
8-Month
58.39°F
(14.66°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Ties: 1910
Apr–Dec 1942
9-Month
57.80°F
(14.33°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Mar–Dec 1942
10-Month
56.15°F
(13.42°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Feb–Dec 1942
11-Month
53.84°F
(12.13°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Jan–Dec 1942
12-Month
51.84°F
(11.02°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1914, 1989
Jul 1941–Dec 1942
18-Month
53.71°F
(12.06°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012, 2016
Jan 1941–Dec 1942
24-Month
52.25°F
(11.25°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Jan 1940–Dec 1942
36-Month
52.13°F
(11.18°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.12°F
(0.06°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Ties: 1981
Jan 1939–Dec 1942
48-Month
52.41°F
(11.34°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Jan 1938–Dec 1942
60-Month
52.56°F
(11.42°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1920
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019, 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/