Climate at a Glance

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Ohio River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1926, 1962
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1907, 1924, 1951
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1916, 1942
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1896, 1920, 1926, 1942, 1952, 1957, 1993
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1930, 1980, 2008
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1912, 1980, 2003
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1915
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1995
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1902, 1995, 2008
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1915
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904, 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2016
Ties: 1897, 1930, 1972, 1984
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1957, 1990
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1980
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1931, 1946, 1987, 2005
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1899, 1931, 1938, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1953
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1980
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1924, 1940, 1945, 1947, 1952, 1998

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/