Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1942
1-Month
23.13°F
(-4.93°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1909
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Nov–Dec 1942
2-Month
27.34°F
(-2.59°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Oct–Dec 1942
3-Month
32.12°F
(0.07°C)
31.56°F
(-0.24°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1915
Sep–Dec 1942
4-Month
36.72°F
(2.62°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1976
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Aug–Dec 1942
5-Month
41.17°F
(5.09°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
0.04°F
(0.02°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1926
Jul–Dec 1942
6-Month
44.41°F
(6.89°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
0.05°F
(0.02°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Jun–Dec 1942
7-Month
46.00°F
(7.78°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Ties: 1960
May–Dec 1942
8-Month
46.08°F
(7.82°C)
46.16°F
(7.87°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1983
Apr–Dec 1942
9-Month
45.43°F
(7.46°C)
45.31°F
(7.39°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Mar–Dec 1942
10-Month
43.86°F
(6.59°C)
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Feb–Dec 1942
11-Month
41.73°F
(5.41°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Ties: 1906, 1970
Jan–Dec 1942
12-Month
39.82°F
(4.34°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Jul 1941–Dec 1942
18-Month
41.81°F
(5.45°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Jan 1941–Dec 1942
24-Month
40.53°F
(4.74°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Ties: 1984
Jan 1940–Dec 1942
36-Month
40.36°F
(4.64°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.34°F
(0.18°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2017
Ties: 1922, 1989
Jan 1939–Dec 1942
48-Month
40.42°F
(4.68°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1919
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Jan 1938–Dec 1942
60-Month
40.57°F
(4.76°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.56°F
(0.31°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1920
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Minimum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/