Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1932, 1990
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1958
Ties: 1928
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1994
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1995
Ties: 1946
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1995
Ties: 1907, 1953
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2014
Ties: 1955, 1963, 1966, 1974, 2009, 2013
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2014
Ties: 1955, 1997, 2009, 2010, 2013
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2014
Ties: 1938, 1940, 1970, 1976
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2014, 2017
Ties: 1961, 1989, 2000
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2014
Ties: 1974, 1977, 2004
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2014
Ties: 1936, 1937, 1966
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2014
Ties: 1937, 1960, 2000, 2005, 2006
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1911
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2014
Ties: 1986
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1911
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2014
Ties: 1931, 1939
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1926, 1938, 1943, 1950, 1951, 1991
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1940, 2006
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1995, 2012
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912, 1914
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1960, 1981, 1991, 1993, 2000, 2011
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2018
Ties: 1981

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