Climate at a Glance

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South Atlantic-Gulf Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1950
Ties: 1912
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1932
Ties: 1900
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1932
Ties: 1914, 1973, 1980
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1954, 1980
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1917, 1971, 1985
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1903, 1917, 1929, 1971, 1973, 1983
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1926
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1932, 2017
Ties: 1928, 1989
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1917, 1926, 1995
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1927, 1939, 1971
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1899, 1953, 1965, 1978, 1989, 2010, 2015
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017, 2020
Ties: 1925, 2014
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1967, 1971, 1982
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1970
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017, 2020
Ties: 1897, 1906, 1925, 1960, 1966, 1994
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018, 2019, 2020
Ties: 1904
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1918
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1918, 1964, 1966, 1982, 1984

Citing This Page

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