Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1901
1-Month
41.95°F
(5.53°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-0.81°F
(-0.45°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1983
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2021
Ties: 1937
Nov–Dec 1901
2-Month
47.66°F
(8.70°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 2000
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1999
Oct–Dec 1901
3-Month
54.61°F
(12.56°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1972
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1999
Sep–Dec 1901
4-Month
59.88°F
(15.49°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1972
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2021
Ties: 1923
Aug–Dec 1901
5-Month
65.13°F
(18.41°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1972
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2021
Ties: 1946
Jul–Dec 1901
6-Month
69.27°F
(20.71°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
0.62°F
(0.35°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1972
36th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Jun–Dec 1901
7-Month
71.00°F
(21.67°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1972
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2021
Ties: 1960, 2018
May–Dec 1901
8-Month
71.39°F
(21.88°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
0.62°F
(0.34°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1972
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2021
Ties: 1990
Apr–Dec 1901
9-Month
70.31°F
(21.28°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1972
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012, 2021
Mar–Dec 1901
10-Month
68.52°F
(20.29°C)
68.26°F
(20.14°C)
0.26°F
(0.15°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Feb–Dec 1901
11-Month
65.95°F
(18.86°C)
66.13°F
(18.96°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jan–Dec 1901
12-Month
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1911, 1989
Jul 1900–Dec 1901
18-Month
65.64°F
(18.69°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jan 1900–Dec 1901
24-Month
64.28°F
(17.93°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1913
51st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1964
Jan 1899–Dec 1901
36-Month
63.83°F
(17.68°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1905
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1952
Jan 1898–Dec 1901
48-Month
63.70°F
(17.61°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1906
89th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jan 1897–Dec 1901
60-Month
63.64°F
(17.58°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1907
93rd 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 September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/