Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
6.9°F
(-13.9°C)
12.7°F
(-10.7°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1927
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1939
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
14.0°F
(-10.0°C)
19.5°F
(-6.9°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1927
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1999
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1919
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1999
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1896
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 2013
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1896
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2015
Ties: 1897, 1942, 1966, 1968
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1896
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2015
Ties: 1910, 1968, 1995
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1985
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2015
Ties: 1958
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1927
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1939
Ties: 1932, 1958, 1967
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1927
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1987
Ties: 1971, 1975, 1979
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1951
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1956, 1969
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1987
Ties: 1947, 1967, 1982
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1987
Ties: 1936, 1966
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1972
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1914, 1957, 1985
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1951
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1962, 1976
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1990, 2001, 2018
Ties: 1962, 1998
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1936, 1945, 1965, 1976, 1986, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/