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Madison, Wisconsin

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
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
23.1°F
(-4.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1983
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1978
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1956, 1967, 1968
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1979, 2002
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1987
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1948, 1956, 1963, 1964
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1970, 2008
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 2019
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1990
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1991
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1986, 2014
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951, 1952
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1942, 1943, 1947, 1949, 1986
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951, 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2001
Ties: 1964, 1974, 1983
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951, 1980
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1953, 1966, 1983

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