Climate at a Glance

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Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
16.57°F
(-8.57°C)
22.60°F
(-5.22°C)
-6.03°F
(-3.35°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1909
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
26.64°F
(-2.98°C)
-2.84°F
(-1.58°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
29.59°F
(-1.34°C)
31.57°F
(-0.24°C)
-1.98°F
(-1.10°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
34.99°F
(1.66°C)
36.65°F
(2.58°C)
-1.66°F
(-0.92°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
39.79°F
(4.33°C)
41.13°F
(5.07°C)
-1.34°F
(-0.74°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
43.40°F
(6.33°C)
44.37°F
(6.87°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
45.15°F
(7.31°C)
45.97°F
(7.76°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.45°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1985
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
45.47°F
(7.48°C)
46.16°F
(7.87°C)
-0.69°F
(-0.39°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
44.84°F
(7.13°C)
45.32°F
(7.40°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1972
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
43.45°F
(6.36°C)
43.79°F
(6.55°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
41.21°F
(5.12°C)
41.88°F
(5.49°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2016
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
39.69°F
(4.27°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2016
Ties: 1907, 1967
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
41.42°F
(5.23°C)
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2016
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
39.88°F
(4.38°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1962
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
40.36°F
(4.64°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.34°F
(0.18°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1922, 1942
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
40.70°F
(4.83°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.69°F
(0.38°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1919
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1995
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
40.47°F
(4.71°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.47°F
(0.27°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2019

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