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Grand Rapids, Michigan

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 2007
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1985
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1977, 1986, 2009
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1998, 2016
Ties: 2009
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1998
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1998
Ties: 1974
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1983
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1975, 1986, 2013
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1968, 1994, 2009
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1980, 1994, 1997
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1999
Ties: 1993, 2014
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1968
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1972, 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2001, 2013
Ties: 1980
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2002
Ties: 1979

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