Climate at a Glance

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1924, 1926, 2017
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1982
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1956, 2001
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1946, 2006
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1933
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2005
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1921
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1921, 2010
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1933, 1985, 2010
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2019
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1911, 1938, 2006
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1904
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2016, 2017
Ties: 1990, 1998
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1967
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017, 2019
Ties: 1946, 1950, 1954, 1998
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968, 1969
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1921, 1922, 1955, 1987, 2002, 2005, 2014
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1928, 1938, 1948
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969, 1970
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1924, 1929, 1931, 1940, 1943, 1947, 1948, 1975, 1987, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/