Climate at a Glance

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Lower Colorado River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1909
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1980
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1931
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1911
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1934, 1988
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1942, 1983
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1955, 2011
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1958, 1998, 1999, 2011
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1910
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 2000, 2002, 2006, 2010
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1910 2017
Ties: 1989
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 1995
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1995
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1982
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1915
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017, 2018
Ties: 1937, 1990, 1991
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1915, 1916
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1989, 1990

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