Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1944
1-Month
40.71°F
(4.84°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-2.05°F
(-1.14°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1983
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2021
Nov–Dec 1944
2-Month
45.80°F
(7.67°C)
47.74°F
(8.74°C)
-1.94°F
(-1.07°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 2000
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1999
Oct–Dec 1944
3-Month
53.64°F
(12.02°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1972
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1999
Ties: 1984
Sep–Dec 1944
4-Month
59.83°F
(15.46°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1972
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2021
Aug–Dec 1944
5-Month
64.98°F
(18.32°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1972
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2021
Jul–Dec 1944
6-Month
68.58°F
(20.32°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1972
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2021
Jun–Dec 1944
7-Month
70.34°F
(21.30°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1972
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2021
Ties: 1975
May–Dec 1944
8-Month
70.92°F
(21.62°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1972
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2021
Apr–Dec 1944
9-Month
69.79°F
(20.99°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1972
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012, 2021
Ties: 1932, 1973
Mar–Dec 1944
10-Month
67.79°F
(19.88°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Feb–Dec 1944
11-Month
65.73°F
(18.74°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Jan–Dec 1944
12-Month
63.83°F
(17.68°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1912
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Ties: 1967
Jul 1943–Dec 1944
18-Month
65.66°F
(18.70°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1912
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Ties: 1948, 1952, 2019
Jan 1943–Dec 1944
24-Month
64.21°F
(17.89°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.21°F
(0.11°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1913
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Jan 1942–Dec 1944
36-Month
64.09°F
(17.83°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Jan 1941–Dec 1944
48-Month
64.09°F
(17.83°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1906
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2018
Ties: 1964
Jan 1940–Dec 1944
60-Month
64.02°F
(17.79°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 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 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/