Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

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
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1989
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1991
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1949
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1994
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931, 2015
Ties: 1898, 1938
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1928
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1932, 1977, 1988, 1993
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1988
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1899, 2003, 2009
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1903, 1909, 1910, 1935, 1947, 1969
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998, 2012
Ties: 1916, 1935, 1943, 1969, 1981, 1989
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1903, 1936, 1951, 1962, 1989, 1993, 1996
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1905
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1926
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905, 1926
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1907, 1967, 1968
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1907
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1906, 1981
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905, 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1919, 1962, 1968, 1970

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/