Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1960
1-Month
40.69°F
(4.83°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-2.07°F
(-1.15°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1983
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2021
Ties: 1961
Nov–Dec 1960
2-Month
47.37°F
(8.54°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 2000
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1999
Oct–Dec 1960
3-Month
54.01°F
(12.23°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1972
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1999
Ties: 1923, 1971
Sep–Dec 1960
4-Month
60.46°F
(15.81°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1972
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2021
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1942
Aug–Dec 1960
5-Month
65.42°F
(18.57°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1972
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2021
Jul–Dec 1960
6-Month
69.10°F
(20.61°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1972
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2021
Ties: 1962
Jun–Dec 1960
7-Month
71.00°F
(21.67°C)
70.47°F
(21.37°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1972
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2021
Ties: 1901, 2018
May–Dec 1960
8-Month
71.17°F
(21.76°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1972
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2021
Apr–Dec 1960
9-Month
70.52°F
(21.40°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1972
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2012, 2021
Mar–Dec 1960
10-Month
68.19°F
(20.11°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Feb–Dec 1960
11-Month
65.67°F
(18.71°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1971
Jan–Dec 1960
12-Month
63.43°F
(17.46°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jul 1959–Dec 1960
18-Month
65.15°F
(18.42°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jan 1959–Dec 1960
24-Month
63.79°F
(17.66°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1913
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Jan 1958–Dec 1960
36-Month
63.77°F
(17.65°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1905
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Jan 1957–Dec 1960
48-Month
63.69°F
(17.61°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.15°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1906
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1974
Jan 1956–Dec 1960
60-Month
63.94°F
(17.74°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Ties: 1911

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/