Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

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
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1989
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1941, 1946, 1984
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1965, 1986
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1911, 1915, 1936, 1939, 1986, 2013
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1899, 1908, 1996
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1931, 2015
Ties: 1906, 1912, 1939
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1911, 1936, 1939
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1921, 1982, 1990
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1911, 1973, 1990
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2021
Ties: 1946, 1949, 2017
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1922
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1998, 2012
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1932, 1933, 1959
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1900, 1933, 1942, 1983
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905, 1926
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1900, 1922, 1934, 2005
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2021
Ties: 1921, 1931, 1994
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905, 1907
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020, 2021
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1931, 1950, 1952

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/