Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

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
18.8°F
(-7.3°C)
18.1°F
(-7.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1983
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1902, 1946, 1957, 2005
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1909
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1907, 1958, 2008
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1965, 1968, 1979
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1918, 1949, 1963, 1971, 1975
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1949, 1973
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1921, 1923, 2018
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2011
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1998, 2012
Ties: 1953, 1994, 2000, 2002, 2004
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1900, 1930, 1934, 1964, 1983
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1900
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1999
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917, 1918
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917, 1918, 1919, 1927
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2001
Ties: 1987, 2010, 2015
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918, 1920
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1935, 1987, 2017

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/