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Springfield, Illinois

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
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1983
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1938, 2007
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 2000
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1964
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1908, 1920, 1927, 1958
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1927, 1949, 1979
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1906, 1912, 1923, 1930, 1957, 1958, 1987, 2019
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1914, 1916, 1979, 1988, 2018
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1988, 2002
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1912, 1977
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1912, 1918, 1942
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1901, 1919, 1925
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1902, 1960
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1924
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1912
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904, 1905
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1954, 2017
Ties: 1924, 1925, 1969, 1996
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1905
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1955
Ties: 1903
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1955, 1956
Ties: 1926, 1927, 1996
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1956
Ties: 1928

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