Climate at a Glance

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Tennessee River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1928
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1950, 1976
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1908
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1928, 2018
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1936, 1982, 2001
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 2001
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1913, 1984, 2002, 2005
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1939, 2005
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931, 2016
Ties: 1908, 1926, 1927, 1959, 1984
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015, 2016
Ties: 1897, 1906, 1918, 1965, 1977
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1898, 1945, 1970, 1982, 2001
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1928, 1980, 1988
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1921
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1918, 1951, 1961, 1964, 1966, 1970, 1989, 1997, 2014
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1969, 1979
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1964, 1976, 1989, 1997
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1968, 1969, 1978
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1968, 1969
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1968, 1971, 1980
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970, 1980
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1905

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/