Climate at a Glance

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Arkansas-White-Red 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
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1983
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2021
Ties: 1929
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972, 2000
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2021
Ties: 1942
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1898
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2021
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Ties: 1955, 1958, 1960
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2021
Ties: 2014
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2021
Ties: 1981
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1954
Ties: 1896, 1930, 1962, 1964
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1934
Ties: 1913, 1990
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1934
Ties: 1911, 1940, 1990, 2014
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1902
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1903
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1908, 1916, 1941, 1949, 2008
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1895, 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1902, 1926, 1942, 1945, 1957, 1970, 1984
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1949, 1959, 1984, 1992, 2014
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1906
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1914, 1945, 1966
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1937, 1948, 2010, 2015
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1906
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1912, 1931, 1944, 1987, 1989, 1993
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1906
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2019, 2020
Ties: 1913, 1914, 1927, 1928, 1932, 1944, 1945, 1984

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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 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/