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Average Temperature Rankings, December 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1976
1-Month
30.92°F
(-0.60°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-1.76°F
(-0.98°C)
27th Coolest
Coolest since:
1983
102nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Nov–Dec 1976
2-Month
34.70°F
(1.50°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
-2.49°F
(-1.38°C)
9th Coolest
Coolest since:
2000
120th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Oct–Dec 1976
3-Month
39.80°F
(4.33°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-3.03°F
(-1.69°C)
2nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1898
127th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Sep–Dec 1976
4-Month
45.90°F
(7.72°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
-2.44°F
(-1.36°C)
1st Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
128th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Aug–Dec 1976
5-Month
50.85°F
(10.47°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-2.24°F
(-1.25°C)
1st Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
128th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Jul–Dec 1976
6-Month
54.52°F
(12.51°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-1.99°F
(-1.11°C)
1st Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
128th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Jun–Dec 1976
7-Month
56.42°F
(13.57°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-1.80°F
(-1.00°C)
1st Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
128th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
May–Dec 1976
8-Month
56.75°F
(13.75°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-1.72°F
(-0.96°C)
1st Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
128th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Apr–Dec 1976
9-Month
56.20°F
(13.44°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
-1.44°F
(-0.80°C)
2nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
127th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Mar–Dec 1976
10-Month
54.81°F
(12.67°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-1.22°F
(-0.68°C)
4th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
125th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Dec 1976
11-Month
53.43°F
(11.91°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
25th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
104th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Dec 1976
12-Month
51.47°F
(10.82°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.30°C)
25th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
104th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jul 1975–Dec 1976
18-Month
53.17°F
(11.76°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
32nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
96th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012, 2016
Jan 1975–Dec 1976
24-Month
51.48°F
(10.82°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
19th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
109th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jan 1974–Dec 1976
36-Month
51.74°F
(10.97°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
39th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
88th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1900, 1962
Jan 1973–Dec 1976
48-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.07°C)
49th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
77th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1960, 1965
Jan 1972–Dec 1976
60-Month
51.78°F
(10.99°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
38th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
87th Warmest
Warmest since:
2019, 2020

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