Climate at a Glance

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North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
12.7°F
(-10.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1927
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1939
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1927
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1999
Ties: 1949, 1959
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1919
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1999
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1896
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1949, 1958
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1896
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1904, 1944, 1975, 1980, 2002
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1896
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1947, 2002, 2012
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1927
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1939
Ties: 1987
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1927
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1987
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
2.9°F
(1.7°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1987
Ties: 1963, 1981, 1991
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1987
Ties: 2005
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1951
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1981
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1951
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1951
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1990, 2001, 2018
Ties: 1934, 2002, 2008
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1899
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 1991
Ties: 2006, 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/