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Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1976
1-Month
43.16°F
(6.20°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
61st Coolest
Coolest since:
1983
67th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Nov–Dec 1976
2-Month
46.88°F
(8.27°C)
47.74°F
(8.74°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.47°C)
36th Coolest
Coolest since:
2000
92nd Warmest
Warmest since:
1999
Oct–Dec 1976
3-Month
52.17°F
(11.21°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-1.92°F
(-1.06°C)
10th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
118th Warmest
Warmest since:
1999
Sep–Dec 1976
4-Month
58.43°F
(14.68°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
-1.59°F
(-0.89°C)
10th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
118th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Aug–Dec 1976
5-Month
63.54°F
(17.52°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
-1.51°F
(-0.84°C)
8th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
120th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Jul–Dec 1976
6-Month
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-1.39°F
(-0.77°C)
6th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
122nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Jun–Dec 1976
7-Month
69.21°F
(20.67°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
-1.25°F
(-0.70°C)
7th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
121st Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
May–Dec 1976
8-Month
69.59°F
(20.88°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
-1.18°F
(-0.66°C)
8th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
120th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Apr–Dec 1976
9-Month
69.03°F
(20.57°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
-0.93°F
(-0.52°C)
19th Coolest
Coolest since:
1972
109th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1967
Mar–Dec 1976
10-Month
67.57°F
(19.76°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
25th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
103rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Feb–Dec 1976
11-Month
66.12°F
(18.96°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
68th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
60th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1966
Jan–Dec 1976
12-Month
64.07°F
(17.82°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
69th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
59th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jul 1975–Dec 1976
18-Month
65.63°F
(18.68°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
58th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
69th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1911
Jan 1975–Dec 1976
24-Month
63.65°F
(17.58°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
38th Coolest
Coolest since:
1913
89th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jan 1974–Dec 1976
36-Month
63.87°F
(17.71°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
50th Coolest
Coolest since:
1905
76th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1993, 1994
Jan 1973–Dec 1976
48-Month
63.86°F
(17.70°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
49th Coolest
Coolest since:
1906
76th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Jan 1972–Dec 1976
60-Month
63.70°F
(17.61°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
35th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
89th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016

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