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Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1989
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1984
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1970, 2002
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1970
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1970
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
72.3°F
(22.4°C)
72.8°F
(22.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1985, 1986
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
73.6°F
(23.1°C)
74.1°F
(23.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1985, 2000
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
74.1°F
(23.4°C)
74.5°F
(23.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1988
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
73.9°F
(23.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1941, 1949, 1969, 1986, 1988
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
71.9°F
(22.2°C)
72.8°F
(22.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1992
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1983
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1979
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1976
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
70.9°F
(21.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1936, 1964
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1979
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1940, 1983
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1960, 1961, 1979, 1980
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018, 2019
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1980
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1960, 1968

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