Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1902
1-Month
21.40°F
(-5.89°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
-1.20°F
(-0.67°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1909
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Nov–Dec 1902
2-Month
27.61°F
(-2.44°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
0.97°F
(0.54°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2015
Oct–Dec 1902
3-Month
32.26°F
(0.14°C)
31.56°F
(-0.24°C)
0.70°F
(0.38°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Sep–Dec 1902
4-Month
36.58°F
(2.54°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1976
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1926, 1927
Aug–Dec 1902
5-Month
40.92°F
(4.96°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.11°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1976
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Jul–Dec 1902
6-Month
43.95°F
(6.64°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2021
Jun–Dec 1902
7-Month
45.51°F
(7.51°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.25°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2021
Ties: 1992
May–Dec 1902
8-Month
46.02°F
(7.79°C)
46.15°F
(7.86°C)
-0.13°F
(-0.07°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Ties: 1960
Apr–Dec 1902
9-Month
45.16°F
(7.31°C)
45.31°F
(7.39°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Mar–Dec 1902
10-Month
43.73°F
(6.52°C)
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Feb–Dec 1902
11-Month
41.67°F
(5.37°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Ties: 1985
Jan–Dec 1902
12-Month
39.79°F
(4.33°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Jul 1901–Dec 1902
18-Month
41.36°F
(5.20°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Jan 1901–Dec 1902
24-Month
39.78°F
(4.32°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1906
Jan 1900–Dec 1902
36-Month
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1918
61st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1958
Jan 1899–Dec 1902
48-Month
39.90°F
(4.39°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1919
76th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1976
Jan 1898–Dec 1902
60-Month
39.83°F
(4.35°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1920
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 1911

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Minimum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/