Climate at a Glance

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California River 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
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1932, 1990
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1958
Ties: 1896, 1996
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1994
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1995
Ties: 1903, 1997
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1995
Ties: 1966, 1981, 1986
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1929, 1939, 2015
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1959
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 2011
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020
Ties: 1934, 1960, 1966
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014, 2020
Ties: 1977
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2014
Ties: 1931, 1986
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1911
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1990
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1911
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1910, 1928, 2010
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1928, 1935, 1962, 1976, 1985
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1931, 1932, 1962, 2011
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1913
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1928, 1934, 1935, 1980, 2000
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912, 1914
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2017
Ties: 1943
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1931, 1932, 1944, 1954, 1964, 1978

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/