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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1989
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1972
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1964
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1993
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1986
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1966, 1996
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1989
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1974
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1989
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972, 1978
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1972
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1999, 2012
Ties: 1968, 1993
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1972, 1979
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972, 1981
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1967, 1995
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1972, 1980, 1982
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1968, 1983

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