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Rochester, Minnesota

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
12.1°F
(-11.1°C)
18.3°F
(-7.6°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1983
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2001
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1909, 1916
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1985
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1967, 1986
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1981
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1915, 1929, 1942
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1909, 1969
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1935, 1968
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1943
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1945
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1979
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1969
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1952
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2017
Ties: 1945, 1953, 1960, 1962, 1973, 1974, 1984
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1918, 1919
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1945
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1969
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1916, 1960

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