Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1989
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1897, 1930, 1991
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1986
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904, 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1908, 1988
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904, 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1901, 1924, 1940
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1934, 1955, 1963
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1895, 1965
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1909, 1922, 1956, 1992
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1912, 1915, 1918, 1968, 1985
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1916, 1928, 1939, 1967, 1997
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1902, 1912, 1980, 1992
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010, 2012
Ties: 1933, 1943, 1989
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1916, 1920, 1935
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1927, 1977
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1999, 2011, 2012
Ties: 1898, 1911, 1943, 1962, 1964
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905, 1906
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1899, 1910, 1963, 1965
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1930, 1963
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2014
Ties: 1938, 1940, 1964, 1980

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/