Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

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
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1970
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1900, 1970, 1997, 2017, 2019
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1916
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1916, 1925, 1944
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1919
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1932, 1951, 1955
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1913, 1923, 1930, 1946, 1948, 1952, 1979, 1996
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1913, 1922, 1944, 1946, 1965, 1968, 1978
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1898, 1944, 1961
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1908, 1929, 1939, 1952
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1956, 1961, 1993
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1937, 1980
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1898, 1922, 1950, 1955, 1992, 1993
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1930, 1976
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1939, 1956, 1957, 1996, 1997
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1932, 1949, 1953
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1949, 1952, 1977, 1986, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/