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Houston, Texas

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1989
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1984
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1976
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1953
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1930, 1953
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1976
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1967
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
72.8°F
(22.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1959, 1961, 1967
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
74.1°F
(23.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
74.5°F
(23.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
74.0°F
(23.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1976
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1968, 1993
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
71.7°F
(22.1°C)
72.8°F
(22.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1941, 1987
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1983
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1951, 1973
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1949, 1953
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
70.9°F
(21.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1957, 1982, 1992, 1997
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1955, 1987, 1994, 1997
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960, 1961, 1979, 1980
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1936, 1954, 1975
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018, 2019
Ties: 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1958
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020
Ties: 1959, 1965, 1967, 1976, 1984, 1985

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