Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

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
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1933
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1972
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1907, 1914, 1966
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1993
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931, 2015
Ties: 1920, 1923, 1927
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1919, 1933, 1954, 1996
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1932, 1977, 1979, 1993
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1979
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1995
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1927, 1942, 1961, 2003
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1998, 2012
Ties: 1918, 1934, 1970
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1911, 1929, 1930, 1941, 1992, 2009
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1900, 1919, 1942, 1986, 2009
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905, 1926
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1946, 1950, 1951, 1990
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013, 2019, 2020
Ties: 1900, 1923, 1939, 1947, 1951, 1957, 1986
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905, 1907
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1995

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/