Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

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
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1921
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1970
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1922, 1994, 2017
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1970, 1975, 1999
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1934, 2001, 2012
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1897, 1923, 1926, 1932, 1942, 1949, 1970, 1994
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1897, 1906, 1946, 2003, 2009, 2014
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1906, 1925, 1939, 1949, 1957, 2009, 2014
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1913, 1929, 1954, 1984, 2014
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1903, 1983, 1996
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016, 2017
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1962, 1970, 1976, 1982, 1997
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1967
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017, 2019
Ties: 1959, 1982, 1988, 1997
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968, 1969
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1917, 1960, 1966, 1980
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1960
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1969, 1970
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1916, 1960, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/