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Topeka, Kansas

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
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1983
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1965
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 2000
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2001
Ties: 1947, 1993, 2007
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 2008
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1973, 1979, 2003
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1985
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1954
Ties: 1977
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1954
Ties: 1962
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1954
Ties: 1979, 2014
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1966, 1979
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1961
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1954
Ties: 2000
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1951
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1957
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1951
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2008
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1951
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1960, 1968, 1996
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1949, 1972, 1973, 2014
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1951
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1959, 1970
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1971
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1961, 1962
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1964, 1976

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