Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
28.13°F
(-2.15°C)
33.82°F
(1.01°C)
-5.69°F
(-3.16°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1936
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1954
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
25.02°F
(-3.88°C)
31.97°F
(-0.02°C)
-6.95°F
(-3.86°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
128th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
26.61°F
(-2.99°C)
32.23°F
(0.13°C)
-5.62°F
(-3.12°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
30.33°F
(-0.93°C)
34.61°F
(1.45°C)
-4.28°F
(-2.38°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
35.14°F
(1.74°C)
38.50°F
(3.61°C)
-3.36°F
(-1.87°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
40.26°F
(4.59°C)
42.90°F
(6.06°C)
-2.64°F
(-1.47°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
44.76°F
(7.09°C)
47.06°F
(8.37°C)
-2.30°F
(-1.28°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
48.39°F
(9.11°C)
50.38°F
(10.21°C)
-1.99°F
(-1.10°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
50.68°F
(10.38°C)
52.40°F
(11.33°C)
-1.72°F
(-0.95°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
51.58°F
(10.88°C)
53.17°F
(11.76°C)
-1.59°F
(-0.88°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918, 1977
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
51.58°F
(10.88°C)
52.98°F
(11.66°C)
-1.40°F
(-0.78°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
50.73°F
(10.41°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-1.30°F
(-0.72°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1905, 1910
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
47.70°F
(8.72°C)
48.97°F
(9.43°C)
-1.27°F
(-0.71°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
51.42°F
(10.79°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.59°F
(-0.33°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
51.15°F
(10.64°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.85°F
(-0.47°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
51.33°F
(10.74°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.66°F
(-0.37°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
51.50°F
(10.83°C)
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1918
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 14, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/