Climate at a Glance

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Pacific Northwest Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1990
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1917
Ties: 1941, 1977
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1985
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1917
Ties: 1949, 1958
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1917
Ties: 1976, 2001
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1917
Ties: 2004
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1985
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1917, 2014
Ties: 1966, 1979, 1987, 2017
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1985
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2014
Ties: 1940, 1942, 2013
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1916
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1906, 1918, 1962, 1977, 1997, 2008
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1916
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1906, 1926, 1947, 1953, 2009
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1916
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1947, 1952, 1962, 1969
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1916
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1947, 1966, 1997
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1955
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1979, 1991, 1995
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1916
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1986, 1988
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1985
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1918, 1926, 1938, 2000, 2017
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1958, 1991
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1960, 1991, 1995, 2009
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913, 1914, 1919
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016, 2017
Ties: 1926, 1939
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1937, 1944, 1961, 1969, 1970

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/