Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1938
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1928, 2014
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931, 2015
Ties: 1916, 1925, 1943, 1952, 1992
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1940, 1992
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1935, 1960
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1958, 1969, 1981
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1915
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1912
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016, 2017
Ties: 1903, 1912, 1916, 1928, 1965, 1979
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1904, 1905, 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1906, 1926, 1927, 1936, 1965, 1976, 1983
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905, 1968
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017, 2018
Ties: 1911, 1941, 1973, 1994
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1913, 1938, 1942, 1974, 1976
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905, 1969
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1901, 1937, 1941, 1943, 1977, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/