Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1966
1-Month
42.60°F
(5.89°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1983
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2021
Ties: 2008
Nov–Dec 1966
2-Month
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 2000
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1999
Oct–Dec 1966
3-Month
54.47°F
(12.48°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1972
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1999
Sep–Dec 1966
4-Month
60.13°F
(15.63°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1972
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2021
Aug–Dec 1966
5-Month
64.83°F
(18.24°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1972
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2021
Jul–Dec 1966
6-Month
68.76°F
(20.42°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1972
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2021
Jun–Dec 1966
7-Month
70.53°F
(21.41°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1972
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2021
Ties: 1955
May–Dec 1966
8-Month
70.94°F
(21.63°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
0.17°F
(0.09°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1972
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2021
Apr–Dec 1966
9-Month
69.99°F
(21.11°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1972
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012, 2021
Mar–Dec 1966
10-Month
68.54°F
(20.30°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Feb–Dec 1966
11-Month
66.12°F
(18.96°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1976
Jan–Dec 1966
12-Month
63.64°F
(17.58°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Jul 1965–Dec 1966
18-Month
65.34°F
(18.52°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1902
Jan 1965–Dec 1966
24-Month
63.56°F
(17.53°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1913
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1930
Jan 1964–Dec 1966
36-Month
63.68°F
(17.60°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.17°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1905
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1930
Jan 1963–Dec 1966
48-Month
63.92°F
(17.73°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1906
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2018
Ties: 1952
Jan 1962–Dec 1966
60-Month
63.93°F
(17.74°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2016
Ties: 1996

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/