Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

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
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1921, 1959
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1978
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1913, 1970, 2018
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1949, 2012, 2014
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931, 2015
Ties: 1938, 1949, 1987
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1927, 1939, 1965
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1908, 1927, 1928
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1915, 1955
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1914, 1929, 1960, 1996
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1925, 1943, 1964, 1980, 2013
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1940, 1976
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1968, 1976
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016, 2017
Ties: 1903, 1912, 1916, 1928, 1965, 1988
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904, 1905, 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905, 1968
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1926, 1960, 1965, 1978
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1965, 1967
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905, 1969
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/