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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1989
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1985
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1985
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1964, 1972, 1974
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1989
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976, 1989
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1983, 1986
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1989
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1981
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1989
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1980, 1993, 1997
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1989
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978, 2014
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2014
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1999
Ties: 1967, 1989
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1980
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1967, 1969
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1981
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2001
Ties: 1967, 1997
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980, 1982
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1972

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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 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/