Climate at a Glance

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Tennessee

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
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1963
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1947, 1975
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1950, 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1897, 1906, 1941, 1942
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1932, 1980
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1898, 1910, 1932, 1960
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1904
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1907, 1914, 1916, 2008
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1909, 1983, 2014
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931, 2016
Ties: 1909, 2000
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015, 2016
Ties: 1940, 1958, 1993
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1912, 1916, 1975
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1907, 1928, 1961, 1974, 1980, 1981
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1921
Ties: 1904, 1961, 1967, 1981, 1983
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016, 2017
Ties: 1912, 1980
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1965, 2009
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1968, 1969, 1978
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017, 2018
Ties: 1915, 2014
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1929, 1948, 1951, 1990
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1970, 1980
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1959, 1975, 1987, 1995, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/