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Alabama, Climate Division 1. Northern Valley

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1896, 2013
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1908, 2007
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1911, 1965, 2017
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1925, 1926, 1934
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1926, 1956, 1986, 2020
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
Ties: 1938, 1951, 2011
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1938, 1942, 1990
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1951, 1964, 1994
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1903, 1912, 1928, 1940, 1961, 1972, 1974, 2014
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1921
Ties: 1901
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1967, 1979, 1996
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1969, 1979
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1922
Ties: 1960, 1997, 2014
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017, 2018
Ties: 1968
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1963, 1980
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1963, 1964, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/