Climate at a Glance

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Pacific Northwest Basin

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
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
4.4°F
(2.5°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1990
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1917
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1917
Ties: 1910
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1917
Ties: 1942, 1943, 1954, 1986, 2010, 2018
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1917
Ties: 1910, 1918, 1944, 1949, 1965, 2018
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1917, 2014
Ties: 1938, 1986, 2006, 2013
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2014
Ties: 1936, 1952, 1994, 2005, 2010
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1926, 1960, 1986, 1994, 2019
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1925, 1989, 2008, 2019
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1941, 1963, 1977, 1980, 1990, 1995, 1999
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1900, 1904, 1933, 1963, 1995, 1999
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1955
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1915, 1938, 1977, 1980, 1990, 2002
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1904, 1906, 1915, 1980, 1983, 2009, 2019
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1904, 1921, 1931, 1936, 1942, 1951, 1983
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1906, 1946, 1969, 1970, 1979
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1913
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1901, 1945, 1964, 1976, 1977
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1913, 1914, 1919
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016, 2017
Ties: 1929, 1938, 1953, 1965, 1971, 1975
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1913
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1954, 1976, 1978, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/