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Rochester, Minnesota

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
11.9°F
(-11.2°C)
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
-6.7°F
(-3.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1983
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
20.1°F
(-6.6°C)
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2001
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1989
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1985
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1932, 1983, 1991, 1992
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1993
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1969, 1983
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1968
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1919, 1932, 1943, 1958, 1960, 1983
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1945
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1979
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1969, 1996, 2014
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1952
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1945, 1962, 1973, 1974
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1968, 1972
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2001
Ties: 1962, 1963, 1965, 1974, 1975
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1969
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1962, 1981, 1997

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