Climate at a Glance

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-8.1°F
(-4.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1981
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1950
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1930
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1974
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1930, 1955
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1903, 1992, 1997
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1909, 1979, 1980
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1902, 1909, 1965, 1992
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016, 2017
Ties: 1965
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1967
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2020
Ties: 1970
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1968, 1969
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2019, 2020
Ties: 1919, 1971
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1969
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2019, 2020
Ties: 1901, 1912, 1958
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969, 1970
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2020
Ties: 1913, 1915, 1928, 1930, 1958, 1959, 1974, 1977

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/