Climate at a Glance

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Arizona

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1932
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1980
Ties: 1915, 2002
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1931
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1911
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1901, 1934
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1989
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1989, 2009
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1921, 1955
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1954, 1960, 1989, 2000
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1960, 1966, 1980
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1997
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 2004, 2010, 2011
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1959, 1977, 1980
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1904, 1956, 1984, 1992
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1913
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017, 2018
Ties: 1902, 1910, 1943, 1963
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2018
Ties: 1959, 1994
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017, 2018
Ties: 1936, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1983, 1992
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915, 1916
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1937, 1940, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1982, 1984, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/