Climate at a Glance

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Pacific Northwest Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
-6.4°F
(-3.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1990
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1917
Ties: 1909
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1985
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1917
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1985
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1917
Ties: 1930
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1985
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1917
Ties: 1971
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1917, 2014
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2014
Ties: 1912, 1919
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1916
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1895, 1924, 1984, 1993
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1916
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1895
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1916
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1912, 1955
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1916
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1912, 1985
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1955
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1899
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1916
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1913, 1929
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1985
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1932
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1897, 1904, 1908, 1986
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1913
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1915, 1933, 1937, 1944, 1955, 1971
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1913, 1914, 1919
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016, 2017
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1945, 1946, 1958, 1978
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1913
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1904, 1907, 1946, 1958, 1959, 1972, 1975

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/