Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

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)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1948, 1965
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1979
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1953, 1986
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1897, 1922
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931, 2015
Ties: 1999
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1897, 1911, 1959, 1994, 2002, 2003
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1906
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1919, 1922
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1897, 1902, 1939, 1946, 1956, 2013, 2014
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1906, 1923, 1929, 1975, 1984, 1995
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1926, 1981, 1996
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1960
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016, 2017
Ties: 1961, 1970, 1981, 1996
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1905, 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1903, 1908, 1915, 1925, 1982
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905, 1968
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1926, 1960, 1965, 1979
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1908, 1927
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1905, 1969
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1911, 1926, 1973, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/