Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1963
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1912
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950, 1976
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1924, 2005
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1931
Ties: 1896, 1924
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
Ties: 1899, 1925, 1934, 1940
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
Ties: 1982, 1986, 2003
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
Ties: 1899, 1923, 1926, 1939, 1947, 1970, 1982, 2010, 2012
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
Ties: 1977, 1982, 1985
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931, 2016
Ties: 1905, 1926, 1970, 2017
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015, 2016
Ties: 1906, 1942
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1918, 1925
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2016
Ties: 1931, 2017
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 1921
Ties: 1922, 1990
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1968
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016, 2017
Ties: 1913, 1923, 1935, 1941, 1942, 1956, 2004
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 1955, 1957, 1998, 2002
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1968, 1969, 1978
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017, 2018
Ties: 1957, 1991, 2009
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2019
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1911, 1928, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1970, 1980
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1900, 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/