Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1934, 1947
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1905, 1906, 1936, 2017
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1995
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1909, 1967
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1909
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931, 2015
Ties: 1963, 1969, 1992
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1925, 1963, 1972
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1915, 1929, 1935, 1974
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1914, 1920, 1937, 1945, 1980
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1932, 1935, 1956, 1969, 1978
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1899, 1906, 1925, 1929, 1968
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1998, 2012
Ties: 1916, 1935, 1943, 1969, 1979, 1989
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1912, 1914, 1916, 1961, 1966, 1976, 1982
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1902, 1907, 1915, 1941, 1962, 1966, 1977, 1980
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905, 1926
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1916, 1919, 1927, 1962, 1965, 1969
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1906, 1979
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905, 1907
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2020
Ties: 1906, 1920, 1926, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/