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Raleigh, North Carolina

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
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1963
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1992, 2005
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1947
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1974, 1989
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2007
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1946, 1965, 1997
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1952, 1961
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1967
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1967
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1947, 2000
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1967
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1952, 1965
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1967
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2011, 2016
Ties: 1989
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1958
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1961
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1963
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1959, 1979, 1980, 1983
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1963, 1967
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1983
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968, 1969
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1950, 1956, 1957, 1974, 1997
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019, 2020
Ties: 1952, 1957
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1969, 1970
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1954, 1955, 1986, 1987

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