Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1959, 1973, 1974
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1933, 2004
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1911, 1940
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1915, 1932, 1938, 2002
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1899, 1915, 1939, 1942, 1947, 1951
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1972, 2014
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1924, 1958, 1996
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1930, 1945, 1955, 1995
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1916, 1929, 1958, 1960, 1995, 1996
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1926, 1980
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1909, 1980, 1989
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1962
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016, 2017
Ties: 1909, 1920, 1983
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1967
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1902, 1917, 1966
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1968, 1969
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019, 2020
Ties: 1918
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019, 2020
Ties: 1906, 1907, 1917
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969, 1970
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1920, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/