Climate at a Glance

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Tennessee

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
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1963
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1941
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1950, 1976
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 1906, 1936, 1996, 2002
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 1928, 1957, 1972, 1975, 2006, 2009, 2013
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 1906, 1949, 1959, 1965
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 1914, 1926, 1946, 1947, 1991, 2004
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931, 2016
Ties: 1913
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015, 2016
Ties: 1897, 1918, 1970
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1913, 1948, 1953, 1985
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1900, 1939, 1953, 1957, 1977, 2001, 2002
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1921
Ties: 1934
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016, 2017
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1919, 1954, 2005
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1897, 2000, 2005
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1968, 1969, 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017, 2018
Ties: 1899, 1909, 1911, 1913, 1936, 1946, 2003, 2004, 2005
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1927, 1930, 1931, 1944, 1952, 1953, 1991, 1992, 2011
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970, 1980
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2020
Ties: 1959, 1975, 1988, 1995, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/