Climate at a Glance

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Pacific Northwest Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1990
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1917
Ties: 1929, 1980
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1917
Ties: 1942, 1963, 1986
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1917
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1917
Ties: 1980
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1917, 2014
Ties: 1966, 1981, 1987, 2017
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2014
Ties: 1904, 1906, 1950, 1988
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 2001, 2002, 2018
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1988, 2004
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1926, 1994, 2013
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2015
Ties: 1937, 2013
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1955
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1981, 1991, 1995
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1910, 1914, 1968, 1989
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1952, 1964, 1972
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1906, 1946, 1969, 1970, 1973
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1913
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Ties: 1925
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1913, 1914, 1919
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016, 2017
Ties: 1907, 1944, 1947, 1964, 1966, 1987
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1913
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1954, 1973, 1976, 1978

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/