Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1950
1-Month
33.01°F
(0.56°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1983
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Nov–Dec 1950
2-Month
36.82°F
(2.68°C)
37.18°F
(2.88°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 2000
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Oct–Dec 1950
3-Month
43.71°F
(6.51°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
0.88°F
(0.49°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1898
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Ties: 1918, 1940
Sep–Dec 1950
4-Month
48.66°F
(9.26°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
0.32°F
(0.18°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Aug–Dec 1950
5-Month
52.93°F
(11.63°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Jul–Dec 1950
6-Month
55.98°F
(13.32°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Jun–Dec 1950
7-Month
57.68°F
(14.27°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
May–Dec 1950
8-Month
57.90°F
(14.39°C)
58.46°F
(14.70°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Ties: 1983, 1989
Apr–Dec 1950
9-Month
56.88°F
(13.82°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.43°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Mar–Dec 1950
10-Month
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-0.96°F
(-0.53°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Feb–Dec 1950
11-Month
53.30°F
(11.83°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.40°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1904
Jan–Dec 1950
12-Month
51.39°F
(10.77°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jul 1949–Dec 1950
18-Month
53.30°F
(11.83°C)
53.53°F
(11.96°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012, 2016
Jan 1949–Dec 1950
24-Month
51.71°F
(10.95°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1919
Jan 1948–Dec 1950
36-Month
51.67°F
(10.93°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Jan 1947–Dec 1950
48-Month
51.73°F
(10.96°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 1973
Jan 1946–Dec 1950
60-Month
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1920
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2019, 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 4, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/