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Alabama, Climate Division 1. Northern Valley

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1963
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1907
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1965
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1956
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1984
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1984
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1971, 1990, 1999
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1990, 1999
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1906, 1971, 1984, 2012
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1930, 1946, 1970, 1984, 2004
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 1905, 2020
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2016
Ties: 1939, 1977, 1987, 2006
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1921
Ties: 1902, 1906, 1935, 1937, 1945
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1903, 1928, 1945, 1971, 1995, 2003
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969, 1979
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1922
Ties: 1915, 1930, 2004, 2015
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017, 2018
Ties: 1919, 1941, 1990, 1993
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1903, 1920, 1943, 1959, 1989
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1960

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/