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Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1989
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1984
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1952
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1958
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
73.1°F
(22.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
72.0°F
(22.2°C)
74.4°F
(23.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1961, 1983
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
74.8°F
(23.8°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1932, 1983
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
71.9°F
(22.2°C)
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
73.2°F
(22.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1940, 1961, 1989
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
71.7°F
(22.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1983
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1960
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1940, 1979
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1940
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1961
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017, 2018
Ties: 1980
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1961, 1979
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1961
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962, 1979, 1980
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1962, 1980

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