Climate at a Glance

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Lower Colorado River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1909
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1980
Ties: 1902, 1963, 2002
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1931
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1929, 1946, 1985
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1911
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1934, 1981
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1940, 1965, 1966, 1989
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1955, 1969
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1954, 1960, 1989
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1960
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1901, 1943
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1962
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1936, 2004, 2011
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1900
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1901, 1904, 1956
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1913
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1937, 1951, 1955
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2018
Ties: 1902, 1959, 1960, 1991
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017, 2018
Ties: 1961
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915, 1916
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1940, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1982, 1984, 1993

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