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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1989
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1967, 2013
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1983
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 2000
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1983
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1989
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1989
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1966, 1967
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1980
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1967, 1979
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1981
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/