December 2021 in the U.S. was the warmest in the past 60+ years, according to Planalytics, a leading source of predictive demand analytics. The country was driest since 2017 with the least amount of snowfall since 2019.

December 2021 began significantly warmer than last year across most of the U.S., The East and the South remained warmer than last year as the month progressed, while the Northern Tier and much of the western U.S. experienced colder comparisons mid-to-late month.

Canada was the coldest since 2017 and driest since 2019 with the most snowfall since 2017.