Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1964
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1987
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1919
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1941
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 2011
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2019
Ties: 1998, 2020
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017
Ties: 2017
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1967
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2020
Ties: 1991, 2018
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1968, 1969
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2019, 2020
Ties: 2007, 2008, 2013
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1969
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2019, 2020
Ties: 1993, 2001, 2009
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1969, 1970
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

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