Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2005
1-Month
32.70°F
(0.39°C)
32.68°F
(0.38°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1983
76th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2021
Ties: 1937
Nov–Dec 2005
2-Month
38.86°F
(3.81°C)
37.19°F
(2.88°C)
1.67°F
(0.93°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 2000
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2021
Oct–Dec 2005
3-Month
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
42.83°F
(6.02°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1898
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2021
Sep–Dec 2005
4-Month
50.12°F
(10.07°C)
48.34°F
(9.08°C)
1.78°F
(0.99°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1976
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Aug–Dec 2005
5-Month
54.73°F
(12.63°C)
53.09°F
(11.72°C)
1.64°F
(0.91°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1976
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
Jul–Dec 2005
6-Month
58.16°F
(14.53°C)
56.51°F
(13.62°C)
1.65°F
(0.91°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
Ties: 1933, 2017
Jun–Dec 2005
7-Month
59.74°F
(15.41°C)
58.22°F
(14.57°C)
1.52°F
(0.84°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
May–Dec 2005
8-Month
59.72°F
(15.40°C)
58.47°F
(14.71°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1976
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
Apr–Dec 2005
9-Month
58.89°F
(14.94°C)
57.64°F
(14.24°C)
1.25°F
(0.70°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
Mar–Dec 2005
10-Month
57.23°F
(14.02°C)
56.03°F
(13.35°C)
1.20°F
(0.67°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2012
Feb–Dec 2005
11-Month
55.48°F
(13.04°C)
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
1.47°F
(0.81°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–Dec 2005
12-Month
53.64°F
(12.02°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jul 2004–Dec 2005
18-Month
54.82°F
(12.68°C)
53.52°F
(11.96°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012, 2016
Jan 2004–Dec 2005
24-Month
53.37°F
(11.87°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.35°F
(0.75°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Jan 2003–Dec 2005
36-Month
53.33°F
(11.85°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.32°F
(0.73°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2017
Jan 2002–Dec 2005
48-Month
53.30°F
(11.83°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2018
Jan 2001–Dec 2005
60-Month
53.38°F
(11.88°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.39°F
(0.77°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1920
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2019, 2020

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