Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 2016
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1906, 1996
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1896, 1948, 1977, 2014
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1922, 1938, 1977
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1922, 1925, 1939, 1975, 2012
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1949, 1959, 1970, 2001
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1897, 1912, 1926, 1932, 1938, 1946, 1973, 1975
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1912, 1927, 1955, 1975
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1935
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1916, 1937, 1944
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016, 2017
Ties: 1896, 1919, 1923, 1925, 1931, 1935, 1950, 1954, 1971, 2003, 2010
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1967
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2020
Ties: 1897, 1921, 1931, 1938, 2009
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1968, 1969
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2019, 2020
Ties: 1921, 1922, 1955, 1986, 2002, 2005, 2014
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019, 2020
Ties: 1921, 1941, 1946, 1950, 1957, 1994
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969, 1970
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2020
Ties: 1924, 1929, 1931, 1940, 1943, 1947, 1948, 1975, 1986, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/