Climate at a Glance

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Ohio River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1989
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1924, 1925
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1909, 1983
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1967
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1963, 1966
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1910
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1909, 1951
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1966
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1979, 1983, 1996
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1901, 1916, 1932, 1961, 1963
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1943
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1950, 1989, 1996
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904, 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012, 2016
Ties: 1920, 1929, 1962, 1993
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1924
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1905, 1963, 1968, 1969
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/