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New York (La Guardia), New York

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
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1989
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1952
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1980
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1985, 1986, 1997, 2013
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976, 1980
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1966
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1951
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1962
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1954, 1965
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1962
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1951, 1965
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1962
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1965, 1977, 1981, 1989
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1958
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1960, 1972
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1963
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010, 2012
Ties: 1944
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1940
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1963
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1943
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1941
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1943, 1948, 1968
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1942
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1965, 1970
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1943
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1971, 1982
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1944
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1949

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