Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

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
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1968, 1976
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1989
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 2000
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1903
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1907, 1969
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1907, 1966
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1920
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1924, 1937
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1962, 1972, 1988
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1960, 1968
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016, 2017
Ties: 1940
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1967
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1961
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968, 1969
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019, 2020
Ties: 1903, 1906, 1962, 1965
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019, 2020
Ties: 1905
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969, 1970
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1907, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1971, 1980, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/