Climate at a Glance

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New York

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
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1989
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1964
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1902, 1959, 1961, 1986, 1997
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1905, 1974
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1906, 1907, 1914, 1939, 1942, 1974, 1988
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1897, 1964, 1986, 1993, 1997
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917, 1976
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1896, 1902, 1945, 1950, 1986
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1943, 1945, 1965, 1969, 1974
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1905, 1966
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1965, 1966
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1916, 1962, 1980
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1958
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1914
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1941, 1972, 1979
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1926
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1928
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907, 1926
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1909, 1912, 1966, 1969, 1970
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002, 2012, 2013
Ties: 1910, 1930, 1943, 1944, 1965, 1970, 1971, 1981, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/