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Raleigh, North Carolina

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
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1989
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1970, 2004
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1984, 2004
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 2008
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1965
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2007
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007
Ties: 1951, 1954, 1959, 1977, 1983, 2013
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1980
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1946, 1996
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1952, 1955, 1996
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1979, 2013
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2011
Ties: 1950, 1968, 1979, 1981
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1958
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1990
Ties: 1960, 1966
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1960, 1961, 1982
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2017
Ties: 1962, 1966, 1981
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1982
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019, 2020
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020

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