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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1997
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1977, 1986, 1997
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2021
Ties: 1996, 2004, 2014
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976, 1989
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1998
Ties: 2009
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1998
Ties: 1978
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1983
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1964, 1968, 1986
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1994
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978, 2014
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1967, 2009
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1999
Ties: 1968, 1969, 1996, 2015
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1981
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2001
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980, 1982
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2002
Ties: 1969

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