Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1989
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1948
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1938, 1959, 1969
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904, 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1899, 1952
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904, 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1977
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2021
Ties: 1923
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1908, 1969
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2021
Ties: 1937, 1975, 1981, 1996, 2004
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2021
Ties: 1961, 1981, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2014
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2010, 2012
Ties: 1959, 2019
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1932, 1959, 2007, 2009
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1961, 1970, 1971, 1980
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2021
Ties: 1946, 1982
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905, 1906
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1948, 1957, 1959, 1979, 1989
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1976, 1983
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013, 2014
Ties: 1951, 1957, 1985, 1992

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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 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/