Climate at a Glance

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Great Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1909, 1932
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1917
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1931
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1917
Ties: 1902, 1913, 1967, 2011
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1919
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1950
Ties: 1953, 1991
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2014
Ties: 2005
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2020
Ties: 1901, 1953, 1967, 1979, 1996
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2020
Ties: 1949
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1974, 1979, 1989, 1991
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2020
Ties: 1974, 1994
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012, 2020
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1934
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1911, 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1934
Ties: 1994, 1995, 2002, 2013
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1944
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1934
Ties: 1939, 1943, 1977, 1997
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912, 1913
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1934
Ties: 1960, 1994, 2011
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912, 1913
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1940, 1995, 1997, 2008, 2012, 2019
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1959, 1961, 1995
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1914
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1921, 1954, 1969, 1979
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899, 1915, 1916
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1930, 1984

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/