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Raleigh, North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1963, 1989
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1945, 1952
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1963
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2007
Ties: 1969
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2007
Ties: 1963
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1966, 1972
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1972, 1974
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1997
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2011
Ties: 1978
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1958
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1962
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1947, 1962
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1967
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1959
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2021
Ties: 1966, 1971, 1978, 1980
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1961, 1965, 1971
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020

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