Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1989
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1934, 1938, 1949, 1972
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1897, 1959
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1948
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1906, 1912, 1936, 1939, 1949, 2009
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1931, 2015
Ties: 1908, 1922, 1952, 1955, 1968, 1983, 2014
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1895, 1944
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1895, 1919, 1942, 2009
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1912, 1933, 1936, 1938, 1942, 1947, 1952, 1975, 1977, 1982, 1984, 1986
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1908, 1970, 1994
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1913, 1941, 1948, 1954, 2009
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1998, 2012
Ties: 1908, 1944, 1995, 2000
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1946, 1995
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1911, 1923, 1956, 1973, 2015
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905, 1926
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1938, 1956, 1957, 1986
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013, 2019, 2020
Ties: 1899, 1911, 1913, 1941, 1944, 1973, 1974
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905, 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1938, 1959, 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/