Climate at a Glance

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New York (La Guardia), New York

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
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1988
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1939
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1940, 1944, 1945, 1955
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1967
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1963
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1964, 1986
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1958
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1975, 1986
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1968, 1988, 1996, 2000
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 2000
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1961, 1966, 1982
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1961, 1969, 1982
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1941
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2021
Ties: 1942, 1947, 1961, 1965, 1972, 1980
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1942
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1966, 1972, 1982
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1943
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1948, 1964, 1968, 1980
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1944
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1963, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/