Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1989
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1925
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904, 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1934
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1904, 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1901, 1924, 1978
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1904
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1943
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1904
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2021
Ties: 1924, 1972
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1919, 1972
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2021
Ties: 1905, 1956, 1962
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2021
Ties: 1914
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010, 2012
Ties: 1962, 1967
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1897, 1906, 1912, 1914, 1943, 1963
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1905
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2021
Ties: 1925
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905, 1906
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1911, 1972
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1922, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1958, 1969, 1971
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013, 2014
Ties: 1938, 1964, 1978, 1980

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/