Climate at a Glance

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New England 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
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1992
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 2008
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904, 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1983
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904, 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1899, 1908, 1977
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1898
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1968, 1977
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1908, 1988
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1911, 1932, 1950, 1970
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1937, 1975, 1987, 1996, 2004
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2010
Ties: 1961, 1987, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2014
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010, 2012
Ties: 2017
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1921, 1984
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1946, 1955
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1999, 2011, 2012
Ties: 1933, 1975, 1997
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905, 1906
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1996
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Ties: 1934, 1948, 1957, 1961
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2014
Ties: 1931, 1948, 1975, 1996

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/