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New York (La Guardia), New York

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1989
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1997
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1989
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1957
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976, 1980
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 2004
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1962
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 2009, 2013
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1962
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1946, 1985, 1996
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1962
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1995
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1962
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1997
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1958
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 2009
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010
Ties: 2003
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1964, 1968
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1961, 1970, 1981
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1942, 1959, 1964
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1941
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1944, 1945, 1959
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1942
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1943, 1958, 1960, 1980
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1943
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1959, 1960, 1967, 1972
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1944
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/