Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
48.83°F
(9.35°C)
51.05°F
(10.58°C)
-2.22°F
(-1.23°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1920
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2006
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
46.56°F
(8.09°C)
46.28°F
(7.93°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1975
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
42.23°F
(5.68°C)
42.12°F
(5.62°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
39.07°F
(3.93°C)
39.12°F
(3.96°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
37.23°F
(2.91°C)
37.85°F
(3.25°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.34°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
37.51°F
(3.06°C)
38.49°F
(3.61°C)
-0.98°F
(-0.55°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
39.62°F
(4.23°C)
40.72°F
(4.84°C)
-1.10°F
(-0.61°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
42.73°F
(5.96°C)
43.75°F
(6.53°C)
-1.02°F
(-0.57°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
45.94°F
(7.74°C)
46.89°F
(8.27°C)
-0.95°F
(-0.53°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
48.57°F
(9.21°C)
49.57°F
(9.76°C)
-1.00°F
(-0.55°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
50.35°F
(10.19°C)
51.28°F
(10.71°C)
-0.93°F
(-0.52°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
51.20°F
(10.67°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.83°F
(-0.46°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
47.13°F
(8.41°C)
47.50°F
(8.61°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.20°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1951
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
51.66°F
(10.92°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
51.71°F
(10.95°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1916, 1951, 1962
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
51.65°F
(10.92°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018, 2019
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
51.50°F
(10.83°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1920
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/