Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1989
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1999
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1923, 2003, 2010
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1996, 2007
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1984, 2018
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1948, 1952, 1957, 2018
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1973, 2003, 2017
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010, 2012
Ties: 2008, 2009
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1937
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1913, 1950
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1999, 2011, 2012
Ties: 1945, 1957, 1970, 1976, 1994
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905, 1906
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1948, 1957, 1959, 1987, 1989
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1959, 1974, 1977, 1980
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2014
Ties: 1959, 1960, 1973, 1976, 1982, 1989

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