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New York (La Guardia), New York

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
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1980
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1956, 1996, 2018
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976, 1980
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 2000
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1966
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1962
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1949, 1957
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1962
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1948
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1962
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1957, 1970, 1996, 2009
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1958
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1957, 1970, 1987
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1940
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1952, 1970, 1983, 1996
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2010, 2012
Ties: 1957, 1959, 1983, 2000
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1940
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1983, 1984
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2003
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1963
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1954
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1941
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1974, 1984, 1993
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1942
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1943
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1986, 1987
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1944
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1987

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