Climate at a Glance

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Mid-Atlantic Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1989
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 2018
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1957
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1899, 1964, 1978
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1897, 1902, 1918, 1947, 1986, 2002
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1898, 1906, 1911, 1957, 1965
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1898, 1913, 1985, 2013
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1921, 1975
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1984, 1994, 2014
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 2013, 2014
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1977
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1900, 1922, 1994
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904, 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1939, 1946, 1952, 2001, 2009
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1946, 1952
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1939, 1950
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2013
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2013
Ties: 1932, 1950, 1952

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/