Climate at a Glance

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Mid-Atlantic Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1933
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1959, 1966, 1970, 1972, 2018
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1895, 1935, 1967
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1935, 1944, 1980
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1951, 1964, 1974, 1995
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1908, 1922, 1930, 1939, 1986
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1895, 1897, 1919, 1933, 1942
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1895, 1919, 1943, 1956, 1978, 1995
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1895, 1932, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1996
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1902, 1929, 1933, 1964, 1993
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1925, 1927, 1936, 2014
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904, 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1896, 1897, 1936, 1956, 1961, 1970, 2014
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1901, 1929, 1930, 1950, 1992, 2014
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1930, 1934, 1957, 1995
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1947
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1939, 1950, 1957
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2013
Ties: 1931, 1951, 1986

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/