Climate at a Glance

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Mid-Atlantic Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1989
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2015
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1912, 1918
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1899, 1964, 1987
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1928, 1934, 1964
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1928, 1936
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1897, 1899, 1906, 1918, 1927, 1934, 1955, 1968
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1908, 1912, 1920, 1928, 1968, 1986, 1995
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1895, 1919, 1943, 1956, 1988, 1995
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1905, 1919, 1951, 1980, 1995
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1920, 1925
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1895, 1901, 1972
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904, 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1967, 1968
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1903, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1969
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1903, 1909, 1916, 1925, 1969, 1980
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1903, 1915, 1943, 1961, 1971, 1982
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2013
Ties: 1899, 1914, 1930, 1944

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/