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Houston, Texas

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
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1989
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1984
Ties: 1998
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1971
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1996, 2006
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
71.8°F
(22.1°C)
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1931, 1984
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
73.6°F
(23.1°C)
73.2°F
(22.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1984, 1995
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
74.5°F
(23.6°C)
74.4°F
(23.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2016
Ties: 1982, 1995, 2001
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
74.5°F
(23.6°C)
74.8°F
(23.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1934, 1956, 2002
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1948, 1954, 1956, 1969
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
73.1°F
(22.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1934, 1956
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
71.6°F
(22.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1983
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1955
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1940, 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1987
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1967, 1993
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1949, 1971, 1974
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1961
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017, 2018
Ties: 1955, 1957
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1961, 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1962, 1979, 1980
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020

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