Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1983
1-Month
25.47°F
(-3.63°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
-7.21°F
(-4.01°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1983
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Nov–Dec 1983
2-Month
34.25°F
(1.25°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
-2.94°F
(-1.63°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 2000
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Oct–Dec 1983
3-Month
41.17°F
(5.09°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
-1.66°F
(-0.93°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1898
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Ties: 1909
Sep–Dec 1983
4-Month
47.27°F
(8.48°C)
48.33°F
(9.07°C)
-1.06°F
(-0.59°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Ties: 1989
Aug–Dec 1983
5-Month
52.83°F
(11.57°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Jul–Dec 1983
6-Month
56.36°F
(13.53°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Jun–Dec 1983
7-Month
57.89°F
(14.38°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.19°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Ties: 1964
May–Dec 1983
8-Month
57.90°F
(14.39°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Ties: 1950, 1989
Apr–Dec 1983
9-Month
56.69°F
(13.72°C)
57.65°F
(14.25°C)
-0.96°F
(-0.53°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Mar–Dec 1983
10-Month
55.26°F
(12.92°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.43°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2012
Ties: 1932
Feb–Dec 1983
11-Month
53.59°F
(11.99°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.24°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2012
Jan–Dec 1983
12-Month
51.88°F
(11.04°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1996
Jul 1982–Dec 1983
18-Month
53.45°F
(11.92°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012, 2016
Ties: 1914
Jan 1982–Dec 1983
24-Month
51.61°F
(10.89°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.23°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Jan 1981–Dec 1983
36-Month
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1931
Jan 1980–Dec 1983
48-Month
52.18°F
(11.21°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Jan 1979–Dec 1983
60-Month
51.92°F
(11.07°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1920
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019, 2020
Ties: 1963

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