Climate at a Glance

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Mid-Atlantic Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 2002
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1925, 1969
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1924, 1943
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1907, 1926, 1958
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1914, 1916, 1929
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1915, 1929, 1940, 1945, 1960, 1974, 1997
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1937, 1969
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1906, 1927, 1965, 1980, 1996
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1932, 1951, 1995
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904, 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1902, 1943, 1965, 1980, 1989
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1927, 1936, 1964, 1969, 1976
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1906, 1910, 1936, 1958, 1961, 1970, 1972, 1977, 1980
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1912, 1936, 1960, 1966, 1970
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1964, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1979
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012, 2013
Ties: 1910, 1962, 1968, 1971, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/