Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 2009
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1895, 1974
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1925
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1943, 1962
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1935, 1995
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1907, 1935, 1997
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1944
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1950, 1972, 2000
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1961, 1962, 1972, 2000
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1920, 1958, 1972
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1962, 1972, 1981
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1924, 1976
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016, 2017
Ties: 1924, 1960, 1961, 1996
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1967
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1959, 1978, 1982, 1997
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1968, 1969
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019, 2020
Ties: 1976
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019, 2020
Ties: 1913, 1914, 1927, 1930, 1931, 1974
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969, 1970
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1926, 1927

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/