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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2011, 2015
Ties: 1982
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1983
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1957
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1957
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 2002, 2019
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1962
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011, 2015
Ties: 1952, 1984, 2003, 2019
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2011
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2010, 2011
Ties: 1983, 2007
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2010, 2012
Ties: 2004, 2019
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1952
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1958, 1961, 1971
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940, 1941
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1947, 1975, 1983
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1942, 1943
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1947, 1959
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940, 1943
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2014
Ties: 1959, 1960

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