Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
6.5°F
(3.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1989
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1931
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1923
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1920, 1922, 2003
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1923, 1938, 2002, 2014
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1976
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1931, 2015
Ties: 1897, 1899, 1977, 1978
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1912, 1920, 1930, 1932, 1968, 1995
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1902, 1978, 2008
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1897, 1901, 1916, 1928, 1951, 1969
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2021
Ties: 1932, 1935, 1969, 1978, 1981
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1902, 1915, 1965, 1993
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1998, 2012
Ties: 1897, 1899, 1909, 1928, 1929, 1977, 1982
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1909, 1923, 1928, 1950, 1960, 1972, 1994
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2021
Ties: 1911, 1923, 1973, 1985, 2015
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905, 1926
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1938, 1957, 1985, 1986
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2021
Ties: 1922, 1990
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1905, 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2020, 2021
Ties: 1955, 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/