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Columbus, Ohio

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
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1989
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1992, 2020
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1979, 2007
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1953
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1986, 1991, 1999
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015, 2016
Ties: 1954, 1968
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 2008, 2010
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1993, 2008
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1950
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1963, 1966, 2000
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1989
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1967
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998, 2012
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978, 1979, 1980
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1979, 1980
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1979
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1963
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1980
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1964, 1983

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