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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1950
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 2010
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1952, 1985, 1986, 2010
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 2005
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Ties: 1992, 1998
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1976, 2014
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1956, 1958, 1975, 1980, 1983
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1942, 2004
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1943, 1985, 1993
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1964
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1977, 1997
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1964
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1959
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1964
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1951
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2021
Ties: 1982, 1983

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