Climate at a Glance

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Great Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
5.5°F
(3.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1909, 1932
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1917
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1931
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1917
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1919
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1950
Ties: 1965
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1971
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1939, 1963, 2001
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1916
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1939, 2003
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1916
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1939, 1958, 2008
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1916
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1977
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1916
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2021
Ties: 1934
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2021
Ties: 2007
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1934, 2021
Ties: 1939, 1940
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1911, 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1934
Ties: 1940, 2018
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1944
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912, 1913
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 1934
Ties: 2000
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912, 1913
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 1934, 2020
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2016
Ties: 1960
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1914
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1928, 1988
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899, 1915, 1916
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Ties: 1938, 1962, 1989, 1991

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/