Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904, 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1935
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904, 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1909, 1970, 1992, 1993, 1997, 2000
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1939, 1960, 1974, 1992, 1995, 1997
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1912, 1916, 1935, 1997
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1895, 1921, 1951
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1912, 1915, 1918, 1968, 1978
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1901, 1918, 1922, 1923
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2010
Ties: 1922, 1932, 1936
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2010, 2012
Ties: 1913, 1915, 1966, 1969, 1995
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1919, 1964, 1993
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1942, 1947, 1974, 1975, 1996, 2003
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1999, 2011, 2012
Ties: 1942, 1947, 1951, 1961
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905, 1906
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1932, 1950
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2013, 2014
Ties: 1951, 1957, 1987, 1992

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