Climate at a Glance

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Great Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1909, 1932
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1917
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1931
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1917
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1919
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1950
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1919
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1916
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2020
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1916
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2020
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1916
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2021
Ties: 1907, 1941, 1948
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1916
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2021
Ties: 1941
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2021
Ties: 1984, 1993
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934, 2021
Ties: 1952, 1953, 1985, 1991
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1911, 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1934
Ties: 1927, 2019
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1944
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934
Ties: 1904, 1918, 1935, 1938, 1976, 1978, 1998
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912, 1913
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 1896, 1957, 1964
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912, 1913
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1897, 1905, 1920, 1946, 1950, 1964, 1984
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1900, 1915, 1916, 1923, 1975
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1914
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1901, 1903, 1910, 1922, 1957, 1974
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899, 1915, 1916
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1955, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1974, 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/