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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1991, 2014
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2006, 2010
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2018
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998, 2016
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1975
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976, 1989
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 2020
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1984, 1995
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1999
Ties: 1982, 1986
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1966, 2015
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1981
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2001, 2013
Ties: 1977, 1983, 1995, 1997
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002

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