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New York (La Guardia), New York

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
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976, 1980
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1940
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1963
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1965, 1977, 1978, 1989
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1958
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1968
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1968
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2010, 2012
Ties: 1961, 1974, 1975
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1977, 1982
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1961, 1970, 1979
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1961, 1962, 1969
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1941
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1947, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1980
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1942
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1946
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1943
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1944, 1948, 1964, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1980
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1944
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1963, 1967, 1970, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/