Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
2.58°F
(1.43°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1909
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1956
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
29.16°F
(-1.58°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
2.52°F
(1.40°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
32.44°F
(0.24°C)
31.57°F
(-0.24°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
37.27°F
(2.93°C)
36.64°F
(2.58°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
41.65°F
(5.36°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
0.52°F
(0.29°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
44.82°F
(7.12°C)
44.36°F
(6.87°C)
0.46°F
(0.25°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1938
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
46.59°F
(8.11°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
0.62°F
(0.35°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
47.08°F
(8.38°C)
46.15°F
(7.86°C)
0.93°F
(0.52°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
46.23°F
(7.91°C)
45.32°F
(7.40°C)
0.91°F
(0.51°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
44.73°F
(7.07°C)
43.78°F
(6.54°C)
0.95°F
(0.53°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
43.13°F
(6.18°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 2010
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
41.32°F
(5.18°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.28°F
(0.71°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
42.63°F
(5.91°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
1.15°F
(0.64°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
41.53°F
(5.29°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.49°F
(0.82°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
40.87°F
(4.93°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
40.74°F
(4.86°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.73°F
(0.41°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1919
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
40.73°F
(4.85°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.73°F
(0.41°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
29th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/