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Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1984
Ties: 1977
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
Ties: 2019
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
Ties: 1991
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1954, 1991
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1949, 2002
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
72.4°F
(22.4°C)
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1962
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
73.8°F
(23.2°C)
74.5°F
(23.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1958, 1962, 1980
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
74.0°F
(23.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1982, 1984
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
72.4°F
(22.4°C)
72.8°F
(22.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1956
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1983
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1974
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1969, 1977, 1985, 1997
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1949, 1963, 1965
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960, 1961, 1979, 1980
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1970
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018, 2019
Ties: 1962, 1980
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1963, 1964, 1983

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