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Charleston, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1989
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 2014
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 2000
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1984
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 2011
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
71.6°F
(22.0°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1977
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
71.7°F
(22.1°C)
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1977, 2004, 2010, 2017
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
71.1°F
(21.7°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 2010
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1941
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1969
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1990, 2018
Ties: 1951, 1952
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1940, 1969
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1990
Ties: 1965, 1970
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968, 1969
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016, 2017
Ties: 1953, 1992
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1969
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017, 2018
Ties: 1996
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018, 2019
Ties: 1942, 1959, 1971, 1980, 1983
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1942, 1944
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1969, 1970
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1945, 1958, 1973

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