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Alabama, Climate Division 1. Northern Valley

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1963
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1904, 1992
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1915, 2006, 2019
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1920, 1981
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1895, 1945, 1980
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1955
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1948, 1953, 1985
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1898, 1905, 1930, 1940, 1982, 2017
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1904, 1912, 1916, 1924, 1932, 1937, 1955, 1996, 2008, 2017
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1982, 2000, 2008
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1907, 1910, 1926, 1952, 1980, 2009
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1937
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1921
Ties: 1928
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1968
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1912, 1959, 1962, 1981, 1992, 2010
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969, 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1922
Ties: 1903, 1913, 1916, 1965, 1995
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1969
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017, 2018
Ties: 1926, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1987, 2004, 2005
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1998
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1980
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2020
Ties: 1903, 1919, 1944, 1959, 1975, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/