Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1982
1-Month
45.05°F
(7.25°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
2.29°F
(1.27°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1983
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2021
Nov–Dec 1982
2-Month
48.11°F
(8.95°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 2000
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1999
Oct–Dec 1982
3-Month
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1972
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1999
Sep–Dec 1982
4-Month
59.40°F
(15.22°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.35°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1972
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Aug–Dec 1982
5-Month
64.43°F
(18.02°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1972
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Ties: 1930
Jul–Dec 1982
6-Month
67.96°F
(19.98°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.38°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1972
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Jun–Dec 1982
7-Month
69.48°F
(20.82°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.55°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1972
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
May–Dec 1982
8-Month
69.94°F
(21.08°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.46°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1972
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Apr–Dec 1982
9-Month
68.94°F
(20.52°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.57°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012, 2021
Ties: 1905
Mar–Dec 1982
10-Month
67.33°F
(19.63°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-0.94°F
(-0.52°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Feb–Dec 1982
11-Month
65.15°F
(18.42°C)
66.13°F
(18.96°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.54°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jan–Dec 1982
12-Month
62.83°F
(17.13°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-1.17°F
(-0.65°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jul 1981–Dec 1982
18-Month
64.83°F
(18.24°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1916, 1968
Jan 1981–Dec 1982
24-Month
63.95°F
(17.75°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Jan 1980–Dec 1982
36-Month
64.11°F
(17.84°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Jan 1979–Dec 1982
48-Month
63.76°F
(17.64°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1906
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Jan 1978–Dec 1982
60-Month
63.56°F
(17.53°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.23°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1904

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/