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Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1928
1-Month
43.38°F
(6.32°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
0.62°F
(0.34°C)
68th Coolest
Coolest since:
1983
60th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Nov–Dec 1928
2-Month
47.58°F
(8.66°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
54th Coolest
Coolest since:
2000
74th Warmest
Warmest since:
1999
Oct–Dec 1928
3-Month
54.18°F
(12.32°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
62nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
66th Warmest
Warmest since:
1999
Sep–Dec 1928
4-Month
59.89°F
(15.49°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.08°C)
57th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
71st Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Aug–Dec 1928
5-Month
64.88°F
(18.27°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
55th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
73rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Jul–Dec 1928
6-Month
68.42°F
(20.23°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
52nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
76th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Jun–Dec 1928
7-Month
69.79°F
(20.99°C)
70.47°F
(21.37°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
30th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
98th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Ties: 2000
May–Dec 1928
8-Month
70.45°F
(21.36°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
46th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
82nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Apr–Dec 1928
9-Month
69.34°F
(20.74°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.35°C)
30th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
98th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–Dec 1928
10-Month
67.89°F
(19.94°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
46th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
82nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1899
Feb–Dec 1928
11-Month
65.84°F
(18.80°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
50th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
78th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1911
Jan–Dec 1928
12-Month
63.92°F
(17.73°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
61st Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
67th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jul 1927–Dec 1928
18-Month
65.31°F
(18.51°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.13°C)
42nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
85th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan 1927–Dec 1928
24-Month
63.92°F
(17.73°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
58th Coolest
Coolest since:
1913
69th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jan 1926–Dec 1928
36-Month
63.90°F
(17.72°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
55th Coolest
Coolest since:
1905
71st Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jan 1925–Dec 1928
48-Month
64.08°F
(17.82°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
67th Coolest
Coolest since:
1906
58th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1924
Jan 1924–Dec 1928
60-Month
63.85°F
(17.69°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
77th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1929, 1997

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