Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1951
1-Month
41.38°F
(5.21°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-1.38°F
(-0.77°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1983
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2021
Nov–Dec 1951
2-Month
45.17°F
(7.32°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
-2.56°F
(-1.42°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 2000
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1999
Oct–Dec 1951
3-Month
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-1.98°F
(-1.10°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1972
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1999
Sep–Dec 1951
4-Month
58.44°F
(14.69°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
-1.58°F
(-0.88°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1972
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2021
Aug–Dec 1951
5-Month
63.73°F
(17.63°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
-1.32°F
(-0.73°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1972
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2021
Jul–Dec 1951
6-Month
67.59°F
(19.77°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-1.06°F
(-0.59°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1972
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2021
Jun–Dec 1951
7-Month
69.27°F
(20.71°C)
70.47°F
(21.37°C)
-1.20°F
(-0.66°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1972
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2021
May–Dec 1951
8-Month
69.86°F
(21.03°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
-0.92°F
(-0.51°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1972
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2021
Ties: 1935
Apr–Dec 1951
9-Month
68.99°F
(20.55°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1972
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012, 2021
Mar–Dec 1951
10-Month
67.10°F
(19.50°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-1.17°F
(-0.65°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Feb–Dec 1951
11-Month
65.19°F
(18.44°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.53°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1912
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1919
Jan–Dec 1951
12-Month
63.19°F
(17.33°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.81°F
(-0.45°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1912
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1969
Jul 1950–Dec 1951
18-Month
64.89°F
(18.27°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.37°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1912
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Jan 1950–Dec 1951
24-Month
63.40°F
(17.44°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.60°F
(-0.34°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1913
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1993
Jan 1949–Dec 1951
36-Month
63.66°F
(17.59°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1905
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1983
Jan 1948–Dec 1951
48-Month
63.71°F
(17.62°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1906
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018
Ties: 1926, 1967
Jan 1947–Dec 1951
60-Month
63.74°F
(17.63°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.13°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1907
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 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 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/