Climate at a Glance

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Pacific Northwest Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1990
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1917
Ties: 1960, 2007
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1985
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1917
Ties: 2011
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1985
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1917
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1917
Ties: 1958, 1974, 2001
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1917, 2014
Ties: 1962, 2011
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1985
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2014
Ties: 1904, 1906, 1950, 1979
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1916
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1940, 2006
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1979, 2004
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 2001, 2007
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1955
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1926, 2007
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1981, 1986
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1985
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1999
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1940, 1987, 1992
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Ties: 1941
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913, 1914, 1919
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016, 2017
Ties: 1934, 1936, 1937, 1943, 1968, 2010, 2012
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2018
Ties: 1928, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1967

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/