Climate at a Glance

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California

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
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1932, 1990
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1958
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1994
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1995
Ties: 1931
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1916
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1995, 2014
Ties: 1938, 1970, 1975
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1941
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1907
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1923
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014, 2017
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1947, 1964, 1968
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1916
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1896, 1903, 1918, 1955, 1964
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1914, 1938, 1942, 1954, 1968, 1976
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1911
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1901, 1976, 1985
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1911
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1947, 1954, 1968, 1974, 1983
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1936, 1939, 1970, 1986, 2010
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1927, 1939, 1967, 1982, 1985, 1994
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1926, 1938, 1962, 1968, 1979, 1983, 1985
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912, 1914
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1932, 1953, 1958, 1971, 1977
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912, 1913
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1931, 1932, 1944, 1954, 1964, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/