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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 2002
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1989
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1969, 2000
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1960
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1986, 1997
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1947, 1965, 1997
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1967, 1992
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1947
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1950
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1967
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1948, 1956, 1976, 1979, 1980, 2000
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1958
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1947, 1972
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1963
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1966, 1992
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1963
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1980, 1983
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1963
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1994, 1996
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1963
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1971, 1986, 1987, 1997
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969, 1982
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1972, 1979, 1986, 1989, 1996

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