Climate at a Glance

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Montana

Average 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
12.6°F
(-10.8°C)
20.6°F
(-6.3°C)
-8.0°F
(-4.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1983
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1939
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
-7.8°F
(-4.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1999
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1919
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1999
Ties: 1996
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1953
Ties: 1898
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1985
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1953
Ties: 1964
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1953
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951, 1985
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1953, 1988, 2015
Ties: 1902, 1993
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1916, 1927
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1936
Ties: 1955
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1927, 1951
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1988
Ties: 1909, 1968
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1951
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1988
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1951
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1916
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934, 2015
Ties: 1917
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1916
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1927
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1930, 1949
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1951
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1910, 1921, 1927, 1968, 1997
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1951
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2007, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1904, 1910, 1922, 1924, 1925, 1970, 1973
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1904, 1926

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/