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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1973
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1967
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1992
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998, 2016
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1992
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1989
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1989
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1967, 1968
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1999
Ties: 1967, 1969, 1980
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1980
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1970
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972, 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2001, 2013
Ties: 1979
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1980
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2002
Ties: 1969, 1970, 1982

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