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Raleigh, North Carolina

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
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1989, 2010
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1969
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1955
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1963, 2000
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2007
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2007
Ties: 1963
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967, 1976
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967, 1976
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1950, 1961, 1962, 1974
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1950, 1966
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2011
Ties: 1950, 1968, 1978
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1958
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1990
Ties: 1960, 1978
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1964, 1978, 1982
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1967
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1991, 2012, 2017
Ties: 1970, 1978
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1960, 1979, 1980
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019, 2020
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969, 1970
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1962, 1966, 1968, 1982

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