Climate at a Glance

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Tennessee

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1895
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1950, 1976
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1919, 1977
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1957
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1904, 1924
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1907, 1932, 1960
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1904, 1929, 1945, 1968, 1995, 1996, 2009
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1962, 1995
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931, 2016
Ties: 1907, 1969
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015, 2016
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1920, 1928, 1968, 1972, 1993
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1924, 1967
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1921
Ties: 1960
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1968
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016, 2017
Ties: 1910, 1961, 1989, 1997
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1968, 1969, 1978
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017, 2018
Ties: 1960, 1970, 1980
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970, 1980
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/