Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1976
1-Month
18.68°F
(-7.40°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
-3.92°F
(-2.18°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1909
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Nov–Dec 1976
2-Month
22.53°F
(-5.26°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
-4.11°F
(-2.28°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Oct–Dec 1976
3-Month
27.43°F
(-2.54°C)
31.57°F
(-0.24°C)
-4.14°F
(-2.30°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Sep–Dec 1976
4-Month
33.37°F
(0.76°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
-3.28°F
(-1.82°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Aug–Dec 1976
5-Month
38.16°F
(3.42°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
-2.97°F
(-1.65°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Jul–Dec 1976
6-Month
41.79°F
(5.44°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
-2.57°F
(-1.43°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2021
Jun–Dec 1976
7-Month
43.63°F
(6.46°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
-2.34°F
(-1.30°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2021
May–Dec 1976
8-Month
43.91°F
(6.62°C)
46.16°F
(7.87°C)
-2.25°F
(-1.25°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Apr–Dec 1976
9-Month
43.37°F
(6.32°C)
45.31°F
(7.39°C)
-1.94°F
(-1.07°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Mar–Dec 1976
10-Month
42.06°F
(5.59°C)
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
-1.73°F
(-0.96°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Feb–Dec 1976
11-Month
40.74°F
(4.86°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
-1.14°F
(-0.63°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Jan–Dec 1976
12-Month
38.87°F
(3.82°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-1.16°F
(-0.64°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Jul 1975–Dec 1976
18-Month
40.72°F
(4.84°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.43°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Jan 1975–Dec 1976
24-Month
39.32°F
(4.07°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.39°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Jan 1974–Dec 1976
36-Month
39.62°F
(4.23°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Jan 1973–Dec 1976
48-Month
39.90°F
(4.39°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1919
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2018
Ties: 1902
Jan 1972–Dec 1976
60-Month
39.85°F
(4.36°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1920
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019

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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 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/