Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

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
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1963
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2015, 2021
Ties: 1900, 1965
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1911, 1940, 1942, 1947
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1926
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1906, 1915, 1925, 1986
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931, 2016
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1954
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1915, 2010
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1998
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1990
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1906, 1915, 1929, 1935, 1955, 1999
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1898, 1914, 1942, 1952, 1970, 1971, 2014
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1921
Ties: 1961, 1967
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1917, 1996, 2014
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1969
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1922
Ties: 1960, 1981, 1993, 1997
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017, 2019
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1980
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019, 2020
Ties: 1963, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/