Climate at a Glance

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New York

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
24.4°F
(-4.2°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1938
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1936, 1951, 1967, 1992
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1906, 1907, 1914, 1939, 1942, 1974, 1978
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1906, 1937
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917, 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1923
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1922, 1936, 1937, 1939, 1944, 1954, 2009
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1918, 1939
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1918, 1996
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1911, 1930, 1964, 1968, 1975, 1985, 1995
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2000, 2003
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1908, 1947, 1961
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1899, 1937, 1975, 1986, 2009
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1898, 1921, 1946, 1955
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1926
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907, 1926
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1922, 1931, 1986
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002, 2012, 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/