Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1982
1-Month
35.82°F
(2.12°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
3.14°F
(1.74°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1983
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2021
Nov–Dec 1982
2-Month
38.48°F
(3.60°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
1.29°F
(0.72°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 2000
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Oct–Dec 1982
3-Month
43.40°F
(6.33°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
0.57°F
(0.31°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1898
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Sep–Dec 1982
4-Month
48.56°F
(9.20°C)
48.33°F
(9.07°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Aug–Dec 1982
5-Month
53.27°F
(11.82°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Jul–Dec 1982
6-Month
56.59°F
(13.66°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Jun–Dec 1982
7-Month
57.98°F
(14.43°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
May–Dec 1982
8-Month
58.33°F
(14.63°C)
58.46°F
(14.70°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Ties: 1964
Apr–Dec 1982
9-Month
57.26°F
(14.03°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Mar–Dec 1982
10-Month
55.73°F
(13.18°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1960
Feb–Dec 1982
11-Month
53.63°F
(12.02°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1944
Jan–Dec 1982
12-Month
51.34°F
(10.74°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jul 1981–Dec 1982
18-Month
53.21°F
(11.78°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.18°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012, 2016
Ties: 1977
Jan 1981–Dec 1982
24-Month
52.23°F
(11.24°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.22°F
(0.12°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1911, 1989
Jan 1980–Dec 1982
36-Month
52.29°F
(11.27°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1938
Jan 1979–Dec 1982
48-Month
51.93°F
(11.07°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1964
Jan 1978–Dec 1982
60-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1920
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 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 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/