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Average Temperature Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
71.80°F
(22.11°C)
72.10°F
(22.28°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.17°C)
41st Coolest
Coolest since:
1927
88th Warmest
Warmest since:
1983
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
72.80°F
(22.67°C)
72.86°F
(22.70°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
54th Coolest
Coolest since:
1992
75th Warmest
Warmest since:
1936
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
71.51°F
(21.95°C)
71.40°F
(21.89°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
57th Coolest
Coolest since:
1915
72nd Warmest
Warmest since:
1936, 2021
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
68.57°F
(20.32°C)
68.60°F
(20.33°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.01°C)
49th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
80th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1957
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
65.17°F
(18.43°C)
65.09°F
(18.38°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
55th Coolest
Coolest since:
1907
74th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
61.19°F
(16.22°C)
61.15°F
(16.19°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
56th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
73rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1898, 1942, 1973
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
56.45°F
(13.58°C)
57.25°F
(14.03°C)
-0.80°F
(-0.45°C)
23rd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
106th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
52.63°F
(11.46°C)
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
-1.23°F
(-0.68°C)
11th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
118th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
50.48°F
(10.27°C)
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
-1.04°F
(-0.57°C)
11th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
117th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
49.72°F
(9.84°C)
50.54°F
(10.30°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.46°C)
12th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
116th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
50.10°F
(10.06°C)
50.86°F
(10.48°C)
-0.76°F
(-0.42°C)
13th Coolest
Coolest since:
1912
115th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1965
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
51.42°F
(10.79°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
22nd Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
106th Warmest
Warmest since:
2012
Ties: 1918
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
55.14°F
(12.86°C)
55.07°F
(12.82°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
65th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
63rd Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
51.47°F
(10.82°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.30°C)
16th Coolest
Coolest since:
1918
111th Warmest
Warmest since:
2017
Ties: 1970
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
51.77°F
(10.98°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
38th Coolest
Coolest since:
1917
88th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Ties: 1975
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
51.66°F
(10.92°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.19°C)
26th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
99th Warmest
Warmest since:
2018
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
51.86°F
(11.03°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
45th Coolest
Coolest since:
1920
79th Warmest
Warmest since:
2020
Ties: 1928, 1967

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