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Madison, Wisconsin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
22.9°F
(-5.1°C)
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1983
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1993
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1966
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 2010
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 2002
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1976
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1949, 1990
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1956, 1963, 1964, 1973
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1950
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1955, 2003
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1950
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1964, 1986
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1950
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1951
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1961
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1951
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1975, 1981
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1951
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1944, 1983, 1985, 1996
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1951, 1952
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1951, 1979
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2001
Ties: 1946
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1951, 1980
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1949, 1958, 1975, 1997

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