Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kansas

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
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1983
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1957
Ties: 1913, 2010
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1983
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1999
Ties: 1971, 1984, 2003
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1898
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1999
Ties: 1960, 1974, 2007
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1898
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1897
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1957
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1898
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1954
Ties: 1995
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1992
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1954
Ties: 1914, 1930, 1984, 1991, 2019
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1992
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934
Ties: 1960
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917, 1951, 1961
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934
Ties: 1901, 1937, 1940, 1948, 1962, 1964, 2003, 2017
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1951
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 2020
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1987, 2011
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1991
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1993
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1938
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 1934
Ties: 1947, 1964
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1911, 1931, 1963, 1966
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905, 1906
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1963, 1980, 1997
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1906
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1935, 1956, 2002, 2016
Ties: 1911, 1922, 1944, 1945, 1950, 1959, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/