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Topeka, Kansas

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
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1983
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2021
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 2000
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2021
Ties: 1986
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 2018
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2021
Ties: 1962, 1973, 1982
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1985
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1977, 1982
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1954
Ties: 2013
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1954
Ties: 1995, 2000
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1961, 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1983
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1961
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1954, 2012
Ties: 1960
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1951, 1961
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1959, 1979, 1995, 1997
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1951
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1993
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1951
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1952, 1973, 1996
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1961, 1962, 1980
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1971, 1972
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1961
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2001, 2018
Ties: 1950
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1961, 1962
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1968, 1974, 1976, 1981, 1983, 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/