Climate at a Glance

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Tennessee River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1950, 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1895, 1899, 1911, 1934, 1949, 1974, 1977
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1957, 2013
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1895
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1907, 1935, 1945, 1996
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1995
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1962, 1995
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931, 2016
Ties: 1945, 1968
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015, 2016
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1920, 1972, 1981, 1993
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1947, 1963
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1921
Ties: 1901, 1963
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1968
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1910, 1993
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969, 1979
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1969
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1968, 1969, 1978
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1960, 1980
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970, 1980
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1969

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/