Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of April 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Lower Colorado River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1909
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1980
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1931
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1919, 1953, 1960
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1911
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1907, 1940, 1959
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1901, 2015
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1899, 1903, 1922, 1943, 1997, 2009
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1903, 1943, 1960, 1991
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1926, 1969, 1983
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1900, 1903, 1928, 1955, 1973, 1983, 1985
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1903, 1914, 1921, 1922, 1956, 1974
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1947, 1984, 1987, 1998
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1933, 1938, 1956, 1961, 1967, 1998
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1905, 1911, 1916, 1918, 1952
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1913
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1898, 1906, 1908, 1925, 1952, 1983
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1913
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1897, 1903, 1904, 1907, 1944, 1967, 1970, 1984, 1992
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1913
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1928, 1934, 1956, 1961, 1963, 1978, 1980
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1915
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2017, 2018
Ties: 1935, 1938, 1942, 1953, 1955
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1915, 1916
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1930, 1946, 1951, 1953, 1966, 1970

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/