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Buffalo, New York

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1989
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1938
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1921, 1939, 1985, 1992
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1960, 1963, 1967
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2021
Ties: 1957, 2008
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2021
Ties: 1897, 1913, 1920, 2014
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2021
Ties: 1920, 1923, 1934, 1939, 1956, 1996
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2021
Ties: 1899, 1946
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2021
Ties: 1938, 1970, 1973
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2021
Ties: 1977, 1979, 2013
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1922
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1941, 1959
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1926
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1901, 1954
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2021
Ties: 1949, 1998
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012, 2021
Ties: 1900, 1949, 2010
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2021
Ties: 1900, 1952
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2021
Ties: 1901, 1987

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