December 1988 Weather History in New York City New York, United States

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This report shows the past weather for New York City, providing a weather history for December 1988. It features all historical weather data series we have available, including the New York City temperature history for December 1988. You can drill down from year to month and even day level reports by clicking on the graphs.

New York City Temperature History December 1988

Temperature history in December 1988 in New York City1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°FNovJan
The daily range of reported temperatures (gray bars) and 24-hour highs (red ticks) and lows (blue ticks), placed over the daily average high (faint red line) and low (faint blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Hourly Temperature in December 1988 in New York City

Hourly Temperature in December 1988 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMNovJanvery coldcoldfreezingcool
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The hourly reported temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
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Cloud Cover in December 1988 in New York City

Cloud Cover in December 1988 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMNovJan
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
no significant cloudno cloud detectedceiling and visibility ok
The hourly reported cloud coverage, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Daily Precipitation in December 1988 in New York City

Daily Precipitation in December 1988 in New York City1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 inNovJan
The daily measured quantity of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation.

Snow Depth in December 1988 in New York City

Snow Depth in December 1988 in New York City1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in5 in5 in6 in6 inNovJan
The daily measured snow depth, where available.

Observed Weather in December 1988 in New York City

Observed Weather in December 1988 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMNovJan
foghazedrizzlelight rainmoderate rainheavy rainfreezing rainsleetsnow grainslight snowmoderate snowheavy snowhailthunderstorm
The hourly observed weather, color coded by category (in order of severity). If multiple reports are present, the most severe code is shown.
DayObservationsPrecipitationCodes
Thu, Dec 1 Showers of Light Rain-SHRA
Wed, Dec 7 Showers of Light Rain-SHRA
Sat, Dec 10 Showers of Light Snow0.00 in-SHSN, IWC85
Tue, Dec 13 Light Snow, Showers of Light Snow, Drizzle, Fog0.01 in-SN, -SHSN, DZ, FG
Sat, Dec 17 Light Snow-SN
Wed, Dec 21 Light Rain, Fog0.20 in-RA, FG
Fri, Dec 23 Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Fog0.30 in-RA, -DZ, FG
Sat, Dec 24 Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Fog0.27 in-RA, -DZ, FG
Wed, Dec 28 Showers of Rain, Light Rain, Fog0.20 inSHRA, -RA, FG

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December 1988 in New York City

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December 1988 in New York City

The solar day over the course of December 1988. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in December 1988 in New York City

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in December 1988 in New York CityDec112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMNovJan00101020200010102020
northeastsouthwest
Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of December 1988. The black lines are lines of constant solar elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon, in degrees). The background color fills indicate the azimuth (the compass bearing) of the sun. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries of the cardinal compass points indicate the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in December 1988 in New York City

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in December 1988 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNovJanDec 912:36 AMDec 912:36 AMDec 2312:29 AMDec 2312:29 AMJan 72:23 PMJan 72:23 PM7:52 AM7:52 AM4:34 PM4:34 PM3:45 PM3:45 PM8:00 AM8:00 AM7:31 AM7:31 AM4:31 PM4:31 PM
The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
Dec 1988IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
1
50%-12:34 PMW-6:02 AMS250,988 mi
2
39%12:23 AME12:53 PMW-6:40 AMS251,236 mi
3
30%1:23 AME1:12 PMW-7:19 AMS250,646 mi
4
21%2:23 AMESE1:33 PMWSW-7:59 AMS249,299 mi
5
14%3:26 AMESE1:56 PMWSW-8:41 AMS247,332 mi
6
7%4:31 AMESE2:23 PMWSW-9:27 AMS244,922 mi
7
3%5:38 AMESE2:57 PMWSW-10:18 AMS242,274 mi
8
0%6:47 AMSE3:40 PMSW-11:13 AMS239,601 mi
9
0%7:52 AMSE4:34 PMSW-12:13 PMS237,095 mi
10
3%8:50 AMSE5:38 PMSW-1:14 PMS234,908 mi
11
8%9:39 AMSE6:50 PMWSW-2:15 PMS233,135 mi
12
15%10:19 AMESE8:05 PMWSW-3:12 PMS231,803 mi
13
24%10:51 AMESE9:21 PMWSW-4:06 PMS230,890 mi
14
35%11:19 AMESE10:35 PMW-4:56 PMS230,349 mi
15
47%11:43 AME11:47 PMW-5:43 PMS230,136 mi
16
50%12:07 PME--6:30 PMS230,224 mi
17
70%-1:00 AMW12:30 PMENE7:18 PMS230,619 mi
18
80%-2:13 AMWNW12:57 PMENE8:07 PMS231,354 mi
19
89%-3:28 AMWNW1:27 PMENE9:00 PMS232,474 mi
20
95%-4:43 AMWNW2:04 PMENE9:56 PMS234,016 mi
21
99%-5:56 AMNW2:50 PMNE10:55 PMS235,982 mi
22
100%-7:03 AMNW3:45 PMNE11:53 PMS238,318 mi
23
100%-8:00 AMNW4:47 PMNE--
24
99%-8:46 AMNW5:54 PMENE12:50 AMS240,906 mi
25
96%-9:23 AMWNW7:02 PMENE1:43 AMS243,575 mi
26
90%-9:52 AMWNW8:08 PMENE2:31 AMS246,123 mi
27
84%-10:16 AMWNW9:10 PMENE3:16 AMS248,340 mi
28
76%-10:37 AMW10:11 PME3:57 AMS250,031 mi
29
67%-10:56 AMW11:11 PME4:36 AMS251,035 mi
30
50%-11:15 AMW-5:15 AMS251,238 mi
31
48%12:10 AME11:35 AMWSW-5:53 AMS250,588 mi

Humidity Comfort Levels in December 1988 in New York City

Humidity Comfort Levels in December 1988 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMNovJan
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The hourly reported humidity comfort level, categorized by dew point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Wind Speed in December 1988 in New York City

Wind Speed in December 1988 in New York City1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 mph0 mph10 mph10 mph20 mph20 mph30 mph30 mph40 mph40 mph50 mph50 mphNovJan
The daily range of reported wind speeds (gray bars), with maximum gust speeds (red ticks).

Hourly Wind Speed in December 1988 in New York City

Hourly Wind Speed in December 1988 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMNovJan
0 mph calm 1 mph light air 4 mph light breeze 8 mph gentle breeze 13 mph moderate breeze 18 mph fresh breeze 25 mph strong breeze 31 mph near gale 39 mph gale 47 mph strong gale 55 mph storm 64 mph violent storm 73 mph hurricane force
The hourly reported wind speed, color coded into bands according to the Beaufort scale. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Hourly Wind Direction in 1988 in New York City

Hourly Wind Direction in 1988 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMNovJan
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The hourly reported wind direction, color coded by compass point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Atmospheric Pressure in December 1988 in New York City

Atmospheric Pressure in December 1988 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313129.4 inHg29.4 inHg29.6 inHg29.6 inHg29.8 inHg29.8 inHg30.0 inHg30.0 inHg30.2 inHg30.2 inHg30.4 inHg30.4 inHg30.6 inHg30.6 inHgNovJan
The daily range of atmospheric pressure (gray bars), as measured by the altimeter setting reported in e.g. a METAR report.

The details of the data sources used for this report can be found on the Newark Liberty International Airport page.

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