Climate at a Glance

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Mid-Atlantic Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1989
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1941
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1985, 2003
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 2009
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 2014
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1922, 1930, 1932, 1939, 1947, 1993, 2009
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1913, 1952, 1985, 1986, 1993, 2008, 2009
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1908, 1918, 1933, 1993
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1922, 1955, 2003, 2009, 2013
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1899, 1902, 1906, 1965, 1974, 1993, 1996
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1899, 1909, 1923, 1934, 1950, 1996
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1897, 1928, 1951
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1907, 1927, 1968
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1897, 1908, 1924, 1965
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1964, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1981
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012, 2013
Ties: 1903, 1912, 1921

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/