Climatological Rankings

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Look up monthly U.S., Statewide, DivisionalClimate Divisions, and RegionalClimate Regions Temperature, Precipitation, Degree Days, and Palmer (Drought) rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 60-month, and Year-to-Date time periods. Data and statistics are as of January 1895.
Please note, Degree Days are not available for Agricultural Belts

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Washington Temperature Rankings, December 1978


Coldest
110
13
Normal
13
110
Warmest

More information on Climatological Rankings

Period Temp 20th Century
Average
Departure Rank
(out of 120 years)
Record Warmest/Coldest
Since
Jan - Dec 1978
Year-to-Date
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coldest 1916 Coldest since: 1976
70th Warmest 1934 Warmest since: 1977
Ties: 1905, 1908, 1936, 1946, 1976