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Detroit, Michigan

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
22.3°F
(-5.4°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-7.6°F
(-4.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1989
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1963
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 2002, 2013
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1969, 1996
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1981
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1981
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976, 1989, 1992
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1989, 1992
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979, 2014
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1974, 1982
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1970, 1986
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1979, 1980
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 2015
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1980
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1970, 1984
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1981
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1984
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1980
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1963, 1972, 1976

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