Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1989
88th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1932
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1898, 1916, 1942, 1951
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1938, 1968, 2010
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1923, 1938, 1956, 2014
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931, 2015
Ties: 1946, 1947, 2004, 2017
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1934, 1961, 1984
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1899, 1906, 2013, 2014
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1918, 1922
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 2015
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1998, 2012
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2012
Ties: 1991, 1998
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
Ties: 2006, 2007
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905, 1926
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1933, 1991
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Ties: 2007, 2014
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905, 1907
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2020, 2021
Ties: 2019

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/