Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1915

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1915
1-Month
43.23°F
(6.24°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1914 1983
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1912 2021
Ties: 1971
Nov–Dec 1915
2-Month
48.98°F
(9.43°C)
47.74°F
(8.74°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1914 2000
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1999
Ties: 1958, 1979
Oct–Dec 1915
3-Month
55.62°F
(13.12°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
1.53°F
(0.85°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1914 1972
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 1999
Sep–Dec 1915
4-Month
60.84°F
(16.02°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
0.82°F
(0.45°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1914 1972
34th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Aug–Dec 1915
5-Month
65.26°F
(18.48°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1914 1972
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 2021
Jul–Dec 1915
6-Month
68.26°F
(20.14°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1914 1972
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1913 2021
Ties: 1957
Jun–Dec 1915
7-Month
69.75°F
(20.97°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.40°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1972
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2021
May–Dec 1915
8-Month
69.75°F
(20.97°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.57°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1972
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2021
Ties: 1945
Apr–Dec 1915
9-Month
69.45°F
(20.81°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.28°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1972
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2012, 2021
Ties: 1929
Mar–Dec 1915
10-Month
67.25°F
(19.58°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.57°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2012
Feb–Dec 1915
11-Month
65.27°F
(18.48°C)
66.13°F
(18.96°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.48°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2012
Ties: 1929
Jan–Dec 1915
12-Month
63.05°F
(17.25°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
-0.96°F
(-0.53°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2012
Ties: 1985
Jul 1914–Dec 1915
18-Month
64.70°F
(18.17°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
-0.85°F
(-0.47°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2012
Ties: 1983
Jan 1914–Dec 1915
24-Month
63.39°F
(17.44°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.33°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1913
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2017
Jan 1913–Dec 1915
36-Month
63.42°F
(17.46°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.56°F
(-0.31°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1914 1905
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1912 2017
Jan 1912–Dec 1915
48-Month
63.06°F
(17.26°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.91°F
(-0.50°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1906
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2018
Jan 1911–Dec 1915
60-Month
63.24°F
(17.36°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/