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Springfield, Illinois

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
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1983
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 2000
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1964
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1958, 1964
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1912, 1970, 1979, 2005
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1957, 1958, 1987, 2003
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1952, 1988, 2020
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917, 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1988, 2006
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1977
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1931
Ties: 1973, 1981, 1984
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2016
Ties: 1910, 1916, 1927
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1926, 1960
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2016
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1969, 1980, 1996
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1918
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1919, 1996, 1997
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905, 1906
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1956
Ties: 1918, 1919

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