Climate at a Glance

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Pacific Northwest Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1990
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1917
Ties: 1996
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1985
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1917
Ties: 1942, 1963, 1979
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1985
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1917
Ties: 1942, 1943, 1954, 1973, 2010, 2018
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1985
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1917
Ties: 1926, 1945, 1996
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1985
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1917, 2014
Ties: 1938, 1973, 2006, 2013
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1985
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2014
Ties: 1915, 1920
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1926, 1960, 1973, 1994, 2019
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1949, 1950, 1969, 1991, 1995
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1942, 1950, 1991, 2005, 2009
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1955
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1941, 1994, 2001
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1981, 1988
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1985
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2015
Ties: 1908, 1914, 1924, 1937, 1962, 1965
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1897, 1904, 1908, 1948
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1913
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1898, 1904, 1949, 1952
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1913, 1914, 1919
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016, 2017
Ties: 1955, 1972
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1913
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1905, 1918, 1921, 1950, 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/