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Madison, Wisconsin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
10.9°F
(-11.7°C)
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
-12.3°F
(-6.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1983
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
20.7°F
(-6.3°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-9.0°F
(-5.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1951
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1951
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1951
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1951
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1951
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1950
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1966, 1969
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1950
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1947
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1950
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1940, 1979, 1980
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1951
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1966, 1982
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1951
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1997, 2014
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1951
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1943, 1958, 1962, 2014
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1951, 1952
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1945, 1970, 1982, 1984
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2001
Ties: 1961, 1963, 1968, 1970, 1982
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1980
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2002
Ties: 1953, 1954, 1968, 1973, 1997

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