Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1899, 1909, 1949, 1983, 1997
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904, 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1908, 1978
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904, 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1897, 1929, 1945, 1964, 1986
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1899, 1912, 1968, 2000
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1915, 1930, 1995
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1908, 1981
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1946, 1947, 1993, 1995, 2002
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1942, 1970, 1971
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2010
Ties: 1982, 1995
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2010, 2012
Ties: 1930, 1951, 1954, 1975, 2003
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1915, 1942
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1937, 1957, 1994
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1999, 2011, 2012
Ties: 1960, 1995
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905, 1906
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1939, 1947, 1986, 1995, 1997
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1907
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1931, 1947, 1960, 1975
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013, 2014
Ties: 1986, 1995

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