Climate at a Glance

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Great Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1909, 1932
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1917
Ties: 2007
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1931
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1917
Ties: 1957
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1919
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1950
Ties: 1907
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2014
Ties: 1960, 1991
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1916
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2020
Ties: 1991
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1916
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2020
Ties: 1929, 1942, 1963
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1916
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Ties: 1939, 1950
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1916
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Ties: 1910, 2002
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Ties: 1926, 1977, 1996, 2000, 2006
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1934, 2021
Ties: 2002
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1911, 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1934
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1944
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1934
Ties: 1936
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912, 1913
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1934
Ties: 1938, 1980, 1990, 2019
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912, 1913
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1926, 1927
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 2006, 2009, 2013
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1914
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1928, 1981
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1899, 1915, 1916
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1935, 1941, 1942, 1980, 1982, 1983

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