Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1999
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2005
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1911, 1999
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1956
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1936
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1991
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Ties: 1933, 1986, 2010
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1922, 1939
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1896, 1952
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2016, 2017
Ties: 2004, 2005
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1967
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2020
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1927, 1945, 1955, 1956, 1994, 2001
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1968, 1969
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019, 2020
Ties: 1911, 1924, 1925, 1928, 1937, 1973, 1994
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1969
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019, 2020
Ties: 1911, 1929, 1937, 1959, 1976, 1995
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1969, 1970
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1916, 1960, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/