Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1952
1-Month
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1983
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2021
Nov–Dec 1952
2-Month
47.11°F
(8.39°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.35°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 2000
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1999
Oct–Dec 1952
3-Month
54.30°F
(12.39°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
0.21°F
(0.12°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1999
Sep–Dec 1952
4-Month
60.83°F
(16.02°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Aug–Dec 1952
5-Month
65.89°F
(18.83°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
0.85°F
(0.47°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Ties: 1979
Jul–Dec 1952
6-Month
69.55°F
(20.86°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
0.90°F
(0.50°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2021
Jun–Dec 1952
7-Month
71.62°F
(22.01°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
1.16°F
(0.64°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2021
May–Dec 1952
8-Month
71.88°F
(22.16°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
1.11°F
(0.62°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2021
Apr–Dec 1952
9-Month
71.07°F
(21.71°C)
69.97°F
(21.09°C)
1.10°F
(0.62°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1972
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012, 2021
Ties: 2010
Mar–Dec 1952
10-Month
68.78°F
(20.43°C)
68.26°F
(20.14°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1940
Feb–Dec 1952
11-Month
66.73°F
(19.29°C)
66.13°F
(18.96°C)
0.60°F
(0.33°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jan–Dec 1952
12-Month
64.70°F
(18.17°C)
64.01°F
(17.78°C)
0.69°F
(0.39°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jul 1951–Dec 1952
18-Month
65.66°F
(18.70°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1944, 1948, 2019
Jan 1951–Dec 1952
24-Month
63.94°F
(17.74°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1913
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1959
Jan 1950–Dec 1952
36-Month
63.83°F
(17.68°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1905
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1901
Jan 1949–Dec 1952
48-Month
63.92°F
(17.73°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1906
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 1966
Jan 1948–Dec 1952
60-Month
63.91°F
(17.73°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Ties: 1981

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/