Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, December 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2012
1-Month
45.82°F
(7.68°C)
42.76°F
(5.98°C)
3.06°F
(1.70°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1983
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2021
Nov–Dec 2012
2-Month
50.87°F
(10.48°C)
47.73°F
(8.74°C)
3.14°F
(1.74°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 2000
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1999
Oct–Dec 2012
3-Month
55.94°F
(13.30°C)
54.09°F
(12.27°C)
1.85°F
(1.03°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1972
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 1999
Ties: 1931
Sep–Dec 2012
4-Month
61.97°F
(16.65°C)
60.02°F
(15.57°C)
1.95°F
(1.08°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1972
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2005 2021
Ties: 1954, 2005
Aug–Dec 2012
5-Month
67.06°F
(19.48°C)
65.05°F
(18.36°C)
2.01°F
(1.12°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1972
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2021
Jul–Dec 2012
6-Month
70.87°F
(21.59°C)
68.65°F
(20.36°C)
2.22°F
(1.23°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1972
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Jun–Dec 2012
7-Month
72.78°F
(22.66°C)
70.47°F
(21.37°C)
2.31°F
(1.29°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1972
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2021
Ties: 1939
May–Dec 2012
8-Month
73.26°F
(22.92°C)
70.77°F
(21.54°C)
2.49°F
(1.38°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1972
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2021
Apr–Dec 2012
9-Month
72.64°F
(22.58°C)
69.97°F
(21.09°C)
2.67°F
(1.49°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1972
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2021
Ties: 2021
Mar–Dec 2012
10-Month
71.66°F
(22.03°C)
68.27°F
(20.15°C)
3.39°F
(1.88°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Dec 2012
11-Month
69.51°F
(20.84°C)
66.13°F
(18.96°C)
3.38°F
(1.88°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Dec 2012
12-Month
67.69°F
(19.83°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
3.69°F
(2.05°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 2011–Dec 2012
18-Month
68.74°F
(20.41°C)
65.55°F
(18.64°C)
3.19°F
(1.77°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan 2011–Dec 2012
24-Month
66.42°F
(19.12°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
2.43°F
(1.35°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1913
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 2010–Dec 2012
36-Month
65.84°F
(18.80°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
1.85°F
(1.03°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1905
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Jan 2009–Dec 2012
48-Month
65.42°F
(18.57°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.45°F
(0.81°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1906
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Ties: 2013
Jan 2008–Dec 2012
60-Month
65.23°F
(18.46°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
1.26°F
(0.70°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1907
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2016
Ties: 2009

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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/