Climate at a Glance

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Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1899
1-Month
41.52°F
(5.29°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-1.24°F
(-0.69°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1983
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2021
Ties: 2013
Nov–Dec 1899
2-Month
48.71°F
(9.28°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 2000
49th Warmest Warmest to Date 1999
Oct–Dec 1899
3-Month
54.44°F
(12.47°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
0.35°F
(0.20°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1972
54th Warmest Warmest to Date 1999
Ties: 1977
Sep–Dec 1899
4-Month
60.57°F
(15.87°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
0.55°F
(0.30°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1972
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Aug–Dec 1899
5-Month
65.41°F
(18.56°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
0.37°F
(0.20°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1972
51st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1955, 1965
Jul–Dec 1899
6-Month
68.88°F
(20.49°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
0.23°F
(0.13°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1972
55th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 2014
Jun–Dec 1899
7-Month
70.69°F
(21.49°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
0.23°F
(0.12°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1972
55th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
May–Dec 1899
8-Month
70.88°F
(21.60°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1972
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2021
Ties: 1897
Apr–Dec 1899
9-Month
70.01°F
(21.12°C)
69.97°F
(21.09°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1972
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012, 2021
Mar–Dec 1899
10-Month
67.89°F
(19.94°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1912
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1928
Feb–Dec 1899
11-Month
65.03°F
(18.35°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
-1.11°F
(-0.62°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jan–Dec 1899
12-Month
62.93°F
(17.18°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-1.07°F
(-0.60°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jul 1898–Dec 1899
18-Month
64.30°F
(17.94°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
-1.25°F
(-0.70°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jan 1898–Dec 1899
24-Month
63.12°F
(17.29°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.88°F
(-0.49°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1913
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Jan 1897–Dec 1899
36-Month
63.21°F
(17.34°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.43°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1905
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Jan 1896–Dec 1899
48-Month
63.34°F
(17.41°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1906
111th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1972
Jan 1895–Dec 1899
60-Month
63.19°F
(17.33°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1907
116th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/