Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1983
1-Month
34.43°F
(1.35°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-8.33°F
(-4.63°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1983
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Nov–Dec 1983
2-Month
43.60°F
(6.44°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
-4.13°F
(-2.30°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2000
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1999
Oct–Dec 1983
3-Month
51.30°F
(10.72°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-2.79°F
(-1.55°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1999
Sep–Dec 1983
4-Month
58.16°F
(14.53°C)
60.03°F
(15.57°C)
-1.87°F
(-1.04°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Aug–Dec 1983
5-Month
64.12°F
(17.84°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
-0.93°F
(-0.52°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1972
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Jul–Dec 1983
6-Month
67.92°F
(19.96°C)
68.64°F
(20.36°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1972
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Jun–Dec 1983
7-Month
69.60°F
(20.89°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
-0.86°F
(-0.48°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1972
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Ties: 1920
May–Dec 1983
8-Month
69.72°F
(20.96°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
-1.06°F
(-0.58°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1972
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Ties: 1912
Apr–Dec 1983
9-Month
68.44°F
(20.24°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
-1.52°F
(-0.85°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2012, 2021
Mar–Dec 1983
10-Month
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
-1.47°F
(-0.82°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2012
Feb–Dec 1983
11-Month
64.96°F
(18.31°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
-1.18°F
(-0.66°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1912
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2012
Jan–Dec 1983
12-Month
63.07°F
(17.26°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
-0.93°F
(-0.52°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Jul 1982–Dec 1983
18-Month
64.70°F
(18.17°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
-0.85°F
(-0.47°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2012
Ties: 1915
Jan 1982–Dec 1983
24-Month
62.95°F
(17.19°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-1.04°F
(-0.58°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1913
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Jan 1981–Dec 1983
36-Month
63.66°F
(17.59°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1951
Jan 1980–Dec 1983
48-Month
63.85°F
(17.69°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1906
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Jan 1979–Dec 1983
60-Month
63.63°F
(17.57°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1907
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1902

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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 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/