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Raleigh, North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1970
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1973
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1970
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2007
Ties: 1970, 1993
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2007
Ties: 1980
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1948, 1953, 1954, 1970
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1952, 1988
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1982
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1975, 1979, 1989
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2011
Ties: 1979
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1958
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1990
Ties: 1968, 1981
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1947, 1961
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1967
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991, 2020
Ties: 1959, 1982
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1982, 1983
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1984
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/