Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1918
1-Month
43.74°F
(6.52°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
0.98°F
(0.54°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1983
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2021
Nov–Dec 1918
2-Month
47.16°F
(8.42°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1916 2000
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 1999
Ties: 1905, 1993
Oct–Dec 1918
3-Month
54.02°F
(12.23°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1972
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 1999
Sep–Dec 1918
4-Month
59.29°F
(15.16°C)
60.03°F
(15.57°C)
-0.74°F
(-0.41°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1972
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2021
Aug–Dec 1918
5-Month
64.58°F
(18.10°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.26°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1972
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2021
Jul–Dec 1918
6-Month
68.12°F
(20.07°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1972
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2021
Jun–Dec 1918
7-Month
70.48°F
(21.38°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1972
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2021
May–Dec 1918
8-Month
70.90°F
(21.61°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1972
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2021
Apr–Dec 1918
9-Month
69.83°F
(21.02°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1972
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1913 2012, 2021
Ties: 1965, 1974, 1989
Mar–Dec 1918
10-Month
68.68°F
(20.38°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Ties: 1986, 1991
Feb–Dec 1918
11-Month
66.61°F
(19.23°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2012
Ties: 1986
Jan–Dec 1918
12-Month
63.93°F
(17.74°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Jul 1917–Dec 1918
18-Month
65.43°F
(18.57°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1911 2012
Jan 1917–Dec 1918
24-Month
63.21°F
(17.34°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1913
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 2017
Jan 1916–Dec 1918
36-Month
63.18°F
(17.32°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.80°F
(-0.45°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1905
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Jan 1915–Dec 1918
48-Month
63.15°F
(17.31°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.83°F
(-0.46°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1906
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2018
Jan 1914–Dec 1918
60-Month
63.27°F
(17.37°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1914 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 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/