Climate at a Glance

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Tennessee 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
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1963
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1968, 2005
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1950, 1976
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1907
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1937, 1992, 1997
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1929, 1961, 2000
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931, 2016
Ties: 1966, 1969
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015, 2016
Ties: 1924, 1935, 1940, 1962, 1993
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1920, 1972, 1979, 1993
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1904, 1974
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1921
Ties: 1996
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1982, 1983
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969, 1979
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1902, 1904, 1905, 1960
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968, 1969, 1978
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1962
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1961, 1963, 1970
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970, 1980
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1962, 1964, 1971

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