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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976, 1989
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1997
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1977
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1955
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1965
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1943, 1944
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1947, 1969
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967, 1976
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2000
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1950, 1967
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1947
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1963
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1958
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1950, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1976
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1963
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1963
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1985, 1996
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1971, 1980
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1963
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2020
Ties: 1978, 1981, 1984
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1966, 1967, 1969
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020

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