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Wilmington, Delaware

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
4.3°F
(2.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012, 2020
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1950
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1960, 2009
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 2005
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1957, 1962, 1988, 1989, 1994, 2003, 2004
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968, 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012, 2020
Ties: 1957, 1962, 1969, 1989
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1956
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1957, 1990
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2019, 2020
Ties: 1972
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1981
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1959, 1984

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