Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 2000

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2000
1-Month
38.53°F
(3.63°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-4.23°F
(-2.35°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1983
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
Nov–Dec 2000
2-Month
43.21°F
(6.23°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
-4.52°F
(-2.51°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 2000
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1999
Oct–Dec 2000
3-Month
51.20°F
(10.67°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
-2.89°F
(-1.60°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1999
Sep–Dec 2000
4-Month
58.17°F
(14.54°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
-1.85°F
(-1.03°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1972
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
Aug–Dec 2000
5-Month
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
-1.04°F
(-0.58°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1972
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
Jul–Dec 2000
6-Month
67.82°F
(19.90°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
-0.83°F
(-0.46°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1972
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
Jun–Dec 2000
7-Month
69.79°F
(20.99°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.38°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1972
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
Ties: 1928
May–Dec 2000
8-Month
70.56°F
(21.42°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1972
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
Apr–Dec 2000
9-Month
70.03°F
(21.13°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1972
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012, 2021
Mar–Dec 2000
10-Month
68.84°F
(20.47°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Feb–Dec 2000
11-Month
67.23°F
(19.57°C)
66.14°F
(18.97°C)
1.09°F
(0.60°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jan–Dec 2000
12-Month
65.31°F
(18.51°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
1.31°F
(0.73°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jul 1999–Dec 2000
18-Month
67.31°F
(19.62°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
1.76°F
(0.98°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jan 1999–Dec 2000
24-Month
65.76°F
(18.76°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
1.76°F
(0.98°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1913
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2017
Jan 1998–Dec 2000
36-Month
65.71°F
(18.73°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
1.73°F
(0.96°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1905
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1997–Dec 2000
48-Month
65.21°F
(18.45°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1906
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2018
Jan 1996–Dec 2000
60-Month
64.91°F
(18.28°C)
63.96°F
(17.76°C)
0.95°F
(0.52°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2016

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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 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/