Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1897, 1912, 1953, 1970
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1984, 2018
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931, 2015
Ties: 2011, 2018
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 2019
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1941, 1998
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 2010
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1959, 2004, 2012
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1991, 2010
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1921, 1998, 2021
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1990, 1998
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016, 2017
Ties: 2012
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904, 1905, 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1905, 1968
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1969
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1905, 1969
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020, 2021
Ties: 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/