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Buffalo, New York

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1989
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1896, 2004
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1895, 1909, 1951
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1964, 1978
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1916, 1934, 1936
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917, 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015, 2016, 2020
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1911, 1923, 2014
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1913, 1944, 1982, 1996
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1911, 1944, 1946, 1961, 2002
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1899, 1952, 1957, 1961, 1979, 2013
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2008
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1911, 1913, 1944, 2019
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1926
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1922, 1955, 1995
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1998, 2001, 2008, 2019
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2013
Ties: 1950, 1951, 1957, 1998
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1902, 1951, 1992, 1998

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