Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1950
Ties: 1976
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1932
Ties: 1944
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1932
Ties: 1973
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1924, 1973, 1975, 2015
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1903, 1919, 1924, 1927, 1935, 1983, 1985, 1993
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1928, 1943, 1976
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 2018
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1899, 2009
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1914, 1917, 1928, 1944, 1988, 2004, 2009
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2020
Ties: 1928, 2009
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1916, 1955, 1956, 1976
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1910, 1966, 2014
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1903, 1911
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1915, 1960, 1990, 1994, 1998
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019, 2020
Ties: 1919, 1961, 1981
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1904, 1911, 1920, 1961, 1972
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1904, 1920

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/