Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, February 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
February 1973
1-Month
33.58°F
(0.88°C)
33.82°F
(1.01°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1936
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1954
Jan–Feb 1973
2-Month
31.59°F
(-0.23°C)
31.97°F
(-0.02°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Dec 1972–Feb 1973
3-Month
31.01°F
(-0.55°C)
32.23°F
(0.13°C)
-1.22°F
(-0.68°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1979
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Nov 1972–Feb 1973
4-Month
32.99°F
(0.55°C)
34.60°F
(1.44°C)
-1.61°F
(-0.89°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1979
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2000
Oct 1972–Feb 1973
5-Month
36.85°F
(2.69°C)
38.51°F
(3.62°C)
-1.66°F
(-0.93°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Sep 1972–Feb 1973
6-Month
41.45°F
(5.25°C)
42.90°F
(6.06°C)
-1.45°F
(-0.81°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Aug 1972–Feb 1973
7-Month
45.77°F
(7.65°C)
47.07°F
(8.37°C)
-1.30°F
(-0.72°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Jul 1972–Feb 1973
8-Month
49.07°F
(9.48°C)
50.39°F
(10.22°C)
-1.32°F
(-0.74°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Jun 1972–Feb 1973
9-Month
51.20°F
(10.67°C)
52.40°F
(11.33°C)
-1.20°F
(-0.66°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
May 1972–Feb 1973
10-Month
52.13°F
(11.18°C)
53.18°F
(11.77°C)
-1.05°F
(-0.59°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918, 1977
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Apr 1972–Feb 1973
11-Month
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
52.98°F
(11.66°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Mar 1972–Feb 1973
12-Month
51.35°F
(10.75°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1969
Sep 1971–Feb 1973
18-Month
48.59°F
(9.22°C)
48.97°F
(9.43°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1912, 1920
Mar 1971–Feb 1973
24-Month
51.53°F
(10.85°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1916, 1963
Mar 1970–Feb 1973
36-Month
51.56°F
(10.87°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1977
Mar 1969–Feb 1973
48-Month
51.56°F
(10.87°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2019
Ties: 1972
Mar 1968–Feb 1973
60-Month
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1918
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/