Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1980
1-Month
46.17°F
(7.87°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
3.41°F
(1.89°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1983
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2021
Ties: 2001
Nov–Dec 1980
2-Month
49.90°F
(9.94°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
2.17°F
(1.20°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 2000
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1999
Oct–Dec 1980
3-Month
55.16°F
(12.87°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
1.07°F
(0.60°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1972
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1999
Sep–Dec 1980
4-Month
61.15°F
(16.19°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
1.13°F
(0.62°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1972
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2021
Aug–Dec 1980
5-Month
66.08°F
(18.93°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
1.04°F
(0.57°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1972
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2021
Ties: 1958
Jul–Dec 1980
6-Month
69.99°F
(21.11°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
1.34°F
(0.75°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1972
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2021
Jun–Dec 1980
7-Month
71.71°F
(22.06°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1972
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2021
Ties: 1938
May–Dec 1980
8-Month
71.84°F
(22.13°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
1.07°F
(0.59°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1972
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2021
Apr–Dec 1980
9-Month
71.02°F
(21.68°C)
69.97°F
(21.09°C)
1.05°F
(0.59°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1972
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2012, 2021
Mar–Dec 1980
10-Month
68.96°F
(20.53°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Dec 1980
11-Month
66.62°F
(19.23°C)
66.13°F
(18.96°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Dec 1980
12-Month
64.44°F
(18.02°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1979–Dec 1980
18-Month
66.03°F
(18.91°C)
65.56°F
(18.64°C)
0.47°F
(0.27°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Jan 1979–Dec 1980
24-Month
63.57°F
(17.54°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1913
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1897
Jan 1978–Dec 1980
36-Month
63.31°F
(17.39°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1905
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1920
Jan 1977–Dec 1980
48-Month
63.62°F
(17.57°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1906
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jan 1976–Dec 1980
60-Month
63.71°F
(17.62°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/