Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1989
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1912
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1920, 1970, 2008, 2014
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1919, 1942
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1949
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015, 2018
Ties: 1972
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1928
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015, 2018
Ties: 1933, 1957
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1956
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2011
Ties: 1956, 1974
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1905, 1940, 1976
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1912, 1966
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1912, 1936, 1943, 1947, 1981
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1935, 1936, 1961, 1969, 1977
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2018
Ties: 1903, 1907, 1962
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1898, 1912, 1936
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1947, 1961, 1972, 1983

Citing This Page

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