Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, November 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
November 1988
1-Month
43.29°F
(6.27°C)
41.69°F
(5.38°C)
1.60°F
(0.89°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1911
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1999
Oct–Nov 1988
2-Month
48.62°F
(9.23°C)
47.90°F
(8.83°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1975
Sep–Nov 1988
3-Month
53.95°F
(12.19°C)
53.55°F
(11.97°C)
0.40°F
(0.22°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Aug–Nov 1988
4-Month
58.88°F
(14.93°C)
58.19°F
(14.55°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1995
Jul–Nov 1988
5-Month
62.06°F
(16.70°C)
61.27°F
(16.26°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Jun–Nov 1988
6-Month
63.53°F
(17.52°C)
62.48°F
(16.93°C)
1.05°F
(0.59°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2016
May–Nov 1988
7-Month
63.20°F
(17.33°C)
62.15°F
(16.75°C)
1.05°F
(0.58°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2016
Apr–Nov 1988
8-Month
61.78°F
(16.54°C)
60.77°F
(15.98°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Mar–Nov 1988
9-Month
59.62°F
(15.34°C)
58.62°F
(14.79°C)
1.00°F
(0.55°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1987
Feb–Nov 1988
10-Month
57.03°F
(13.91°C)
56.14°F
(13.41°C)
0.89°F
(0.50°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1953
Jan–Nov 1988
11-Month
54.37°F
(12.43°C)
53.78°F
(12.10°C)
0.59°F
(0.33°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2013
Dec 1987–Nov 1988
12-Month
52.72°F
(11.51°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1963
Jun 1987–Nov 1988
18-Month
56.12°F
(13.40°C)
55.51°F
(13.06°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Dec 1986–Nov 1988
24-Month
53.02°F
(11.68°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.00°F
(0.56°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Dec 1985–Nov 1988
36-Month
52.96°F
(11.64°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.96°F
(0.53°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1935
Dec 1984–Nov 1988
48-Month
52.67°F
(11.48°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.68°F
(0.37°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 2011
Dec 1983–Nov 1988
60-Month
52.38°F
(11.32°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.39°F
(0.21°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1920
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1955, 1987

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