Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

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
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1963
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1898, 2005
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1950, 1976
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1907, 1929, 1993, 2013, 2014
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1931
Ties: 1904, 1907, 1958
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1967, 1974
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1974
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1992
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1904, 1929, 1968
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931, 2016
Ties: 1901, 1945, 1961, 1966
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015, 2016
Ties: 1929, 1951, 1962
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1910, 1940
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1907, 1928, 1961, 1974, 1980, 1988
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1921
Ties: 1904, 1961, 1967, 1983, 1988
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016, 2017
Ties: 1903, 1945, 1947
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1962, 1966, 1996
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968, 1969, 1978
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017, 2018
Ties: 1962
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1961, 1963, 1970
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970, 1980
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1962, 1964, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/