Climate at a Glance

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Great Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1909, 1932
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1917
Ties: 1967
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1931
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1917
Ties: 1909, 1990
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1919
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1950
Ties: 1913, 1914, 1928, 1957, 1992
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1971
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1948
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1982, 1984
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1898, 1913, 1919, 1968
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1947
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1916
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1909, 1923, 1948, 1965
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1895, 1899, 1909, 1920, 1930, 1948, 1965
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934, 2021
Ties: 1932, 1957, 1983, 1998
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1911, 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 1896, 1924, 1935, 1938, 1942, 1983
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1944
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 1904, 1918, 1935, 1938, 1972, 1976, 1998
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912, 1913
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1934
Ties: 1921, 1950, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1986
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912, 1913
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1921, 1936, 1939, 1977, 1982, 1986, 1991, 1993, 1998
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2016
Ties: 1902, 1958, 1979, 1980
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1914
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1930, 1931, 1955, 1958, 1964
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899, 1915, 1916
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1931, 1957, 1969

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/