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Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1920
1-Month
23.52°F
(-4.71°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
0.92°F
(0.51°C)
72nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1909
57th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Nov–Dec 1920
2-Month
26.57°F
(-3.02°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
51st Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
78th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Oct–Dec 1920
3-Month
31.76°F
(-0.13°C)
31.56°F
(-0.24°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
62nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
67th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Sep–Dec 1920
4-Month
37.00°F
(2.78°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
0.35°F
(0.20°C)
70th Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
59th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Aug–Dec 1920
5-Month
41.19°F
(5.11°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
0.06°F
(0.04°C)
55th Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
74th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1960
Jul–Dec 1920
6-Month
44.21°F
(6.78°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
48th Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
81st Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
Jun–Dec 1920
7-Month
45.71°F
(7.62°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
45th Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
84th Warmest
Warmest since:
2021
May–Dec 1920
8-Month
45.85°F
(7.69°C)
46.16°F
(7.87°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.18°C)
38th Coolest
Coolest since:
1976
91st Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Ties: 1974
Apr–Dec 1920
9-Month
44.69°F
(7.05°C)
45.31°F
(7.39°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.34°C)
19th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
110th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Mar–Dec 1920
10-Month
43.09°F
(6.16°C)
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
14th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
115th Warmest
Warmest since:
2015
Feb–Dec 1920
11-Month
41.29°F
(5.16°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
20th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
109th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jan–Dec 1920
12-Month
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
20th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
109th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Ties: 1905, 1960
Jul 1919–Dec 1920
18-Month
40.84°F
(4.91°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
-0.64°F
(-0.36°C)
14th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
114th Warmest
Warmest since:
2016
Jan 1919–Dec 1920
24-Month
39.61°F
(4.23°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.42°F
(-0.23°C)
23rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
105th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1949
Jan 1918–Dec 1920
36-Month
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.19°C)
30th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
97th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Jan 1917–Dec 1920
48-Month
39.16°F
(3.98°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.85°F
(-0.47°C)
4th Coolest
Coolest since:
1919
122nd Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Jan 1916–Dec 1920
60-Month
39.04°F
(3.91°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.96°F
(-0.53°C)
1st Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
124th Warmest
Warmest since:
2019

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