Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1978
1-Month
27.99°F
(-2.23°C)
33.82°F
(1.01°C)
-5.83°F
(-3.24°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1954
Jan–Feb 1978
2-Month
26.92°F
(-2.82°C)
31.96°F
(-0.02°C)
-5.04°F
(-2.80°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Dec 1977–Feb 1978
3-Month
29.04°F
(-1.64°C)
32.22°F
(0.12°C)
-3.18°F
(-1.76°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Nov 1977–Feb 1978
4-Month
32.50°F
(0.28°C)
34.60°F
(1.44°C)
-2.10°F
(-1.16°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1979
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Oct 1977–Feb 1978
5-Month
36.80°F
(2.67°C)
38.51°F
(3.62°C)
-1.71°F
(-0.95°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Sep 1977–Feb 1978
6-Month
41.65°F
(5.36°C)
42.90°F
(6.06°C)
-1.25°F
(-0.70°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Aug 1977–Feb 1978
7-Month
45.96°F
(7.76°C)
47.07°F
(8.37°C)
-1.11°F
(-0.61°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1977–Feb 1978
8-Month
49.52°F
(9.73°C)
50.39°F
(10.22°C)
-0.87°F
(-0.49°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1977–Feb 1978
9-Month
51.83°F
(11.02°C)
52.40°F
(11.33°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.31°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
May 1977–Feb 1978
10-Month
52.81°F
(11.56°C)
53.18°F
(11.77°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918, 1977
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Apr 1977–Feb 1978
11-Month
52.93°F
(11.63°C)
52.99°F
(11.66°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1965
Mar 1977–Feb 1978
12-Month
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Sep 1976–Feb 1978
18-Month
48.23°F
(9.02°C)
48.98°F
(9.43°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.41°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Mar 1976–Feb 1978
24-Month
51.36°F
(10.76°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.36°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1929
Mar 1975–Feb 1978
36-Month
51.53°F
(10.85°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Mar 1974–Feb 1978
48-Month
51.70°F
(10.94°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.17°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1952
Mar 1973–Feb 1978
60-Month
51.86°F
(11.03°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/