Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2010
1-Month
42.03°F
(5.57°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.41°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1983
86th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2021
Nov–Dec 2010
2-Month
47.92°F
(8.84°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
0.19°F
(0.10°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 2000
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1999
Oct–Dec 2010
3-Month
55.10°F
(12.83°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1972
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1999
Sep–Dec 2010
4-Month
61.27°F
(16.26°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1972
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2021
Aug–Dec 2010
5-Month
66.38°F
(19.10°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
1.34°F
(0.74°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1972
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2021
Jul–Dec 2010
6-Month
69.82°F
(21.01°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1972
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2021
Jun–Dec 2010
7-Month
71.64°F
(22.02°C)
70.46°F
(21.37°C)
1.18°F
(0.65°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1972
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2021
May–Dec 2010
8-Month
71.69°F
(22.05°C)
70.78°F
(21.54°C)
0.91°F
(0.51°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1972
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2021
Ties: 1963
Apr–Dec 2010
9-Month
71.07°F
(21.71°C)
69.96°F
(21.09°C)
1.11°F
(0.62°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1972
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012, 2021
Ties: 1952
Mar–Dec 2010
10-Month
69.48°F
(20.82°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
1.21°F
(0.67°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 2003
Feb–Dec 2010
11-Month
66.90°F
(19.39°C)
66.13°F
(18.96°C)
0.77°F
(0.43°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Jan–Dec 2010
12-Month
64.66°F
(18.14°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.66°F
(0.36°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Jul 2009–Dec 2010
18-Month
65.68°F
(18.71°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2012
Ties: 1992
Jan 2009–Dec 2010
24-Month
64.42°F
(18.01°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.42°F
(0.23°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1913
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1946
Jan 2008–Dec 2010
36-Month
64.43°F
(18.02°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2017
Ties: 1987
Jan 2007–Dec 2010
48-Month
64.73°F
(18.18°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
0.76°F
(0.42°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1906
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2018
Ties: 1941
Jan 2006–Dec 2010
60-Month
65.07°F
(18.37°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.10°F
(0.61°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/