Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Mexico

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1909
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1980
Ties: 2009
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1911
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1904, 1935
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1911
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1897, 1975, 2018
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1948, 1985, 1989, 2000, 2006
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1935, 1936, 1943, 1944, 1953, 1970, 1979, 2004, 2006
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912, 1976
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016, 2017
Ties: 1947, 1953, 1985, 1997, 2006
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016, 2017
Ties: 1899, 1926, 1948, 1959, 1965, 2009
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1897, 1899, 1902, 1945, 1965, 1983, 1985, 1997
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1902, 1936, 1943, 1959, 1999
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2017
Ties: 1940, 1966, 1990
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1901, 1904, 1940
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1907, 1916, 1922, 1925, 1936, 1958, 1969
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1982, 1998
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1914
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Ties: 1939, 1948, 1950, 1964, 1979, 1980, 1986
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1915
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1907, 1909, 1917, 1926, 1944, 1967, 1968
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1915, 1916
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018, 2019
Ties: 1905, 1912, 1922, 1923, 1930, 1931, 1944, 1945, 1964, 1970, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/