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Seattle, Washington

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1950
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2010
Ties: 1954
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1950
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1981, 2003
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2003
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1949
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1981
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1949
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1956
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1949
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1949
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1965
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1956
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1959, 2015
Ties: 1957
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1956
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1956
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 2012
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1956
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1952, 1954
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1956, 1957
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1974
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1957
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1961, 1966, 1976
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1957
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1977, 1986
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1957
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1975
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1957, 1958
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018, 2019
Ties: 1965, 1973, 1974, 1980

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