Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

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
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1983
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1984
Ties: 2002
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 2000
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1900, 1902, 2005
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1906, 1910, 1912, 1926, 1992
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 1907, 1955
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1916, 2020
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931, 1998
Ties: 1901, 1912, 1915, 1944, 1949, 1955, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1985, 1991, 1994
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1998
Ties: 1924, 1948, 1952, 1982
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1998
Ties: 1915, 1948, 1985, 1994, 2002, 2020
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1998
Ties: 1932, 1957, 1981
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917, 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1907, 1945, 1970, 1981, 1984
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1898, 1923, 1959
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1915, 1950, 1985
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1968
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1950, 1966, 1973, 1992
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2017
Ties: 1949, 1974, 1981, 1990, 1995, 2003
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1928, 1944, 1945, 1947, 1987, 1998
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905, 1906, 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1901, 1912, 1926, 1929, 1942, 1991, 1992
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1906
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019, 2020
Ties: 1909, 1992

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/