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Madison, Wisconsin

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
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1983
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1954
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1944, 1970, 2014
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1946
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2002
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1951
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2002, 2006, 2018, 2019
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1953, 1975
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1953, 1994
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1946
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1990
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1951
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1991
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1951, 1952
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1951
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2001
Ties: 1989
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1951
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002

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