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Los Angeles, California

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
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1948, 1971
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1948, 1971
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1952
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1946, 1948, 1955
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1948
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1996
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1948
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1956, 1972
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1948
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 2002, 2010
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1948
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1969, 1974, 1991, 2001
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1948
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1972, 1977, 1986
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1948
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1987, 1999
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1948
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2014
Ties: 1972, 1995
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1948
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2014
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1948
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2014
Ties: 1963, 1989
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1949
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1995, 2003
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1949
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1986, 1989, 1991, 2000
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1950
29th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1981, 1990
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1951
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1960, 2001, 2002
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1952
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1961

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