Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Pacific Northwest Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1990
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1917
Ties: 1907, 1942
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1985
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1917
Ties: 1964
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1985
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1917
Ties: 1959, 1993
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1985
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1917
Ties: 1901, 1906, 1942
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1985
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1917, 2014
Ties: 1973, 1986, 2006, 2013
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1985
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2014
Ties: 1943, 1980, 1989, 2016
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1916
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1989
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1916
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1963, 1994, 1999
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1916
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1906, 1933, 1967, 1997, 2019
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1916
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1967, 1974, 2019
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1955
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1915, 1973, 1977, 1980, 1990, 2002
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1916
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1947, 2002, 2010
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1918, 1926, 1981, 2000, 2017
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 1905, 1907, 1977, 1978
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1906, 1943, 1974, 1980
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1913, 1914, 1919
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016, 2017
Ties: 1929, 1953, 1965, 1971, 1973, 1975
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
33rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/