Climate at a Glance

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Upper Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1983
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2001
Ties: 1944, 1966
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931, 2015
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1918, 1990, 2012
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1936, 2004, 2006
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Ties: 1921, 1948, 1949, 1975, 2010
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1899, 1930, 1947, 2010
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 2002
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1914, 1952, 1959, 1970, 2004, 2018
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1900, 1913, 1918
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1934, 1946
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904, 1917, 1951
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1930, 1946, 1957, 1974
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1999
Ties: 1902, 1976
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1900, 1953, 1958, 1974, 1976, 1984, 1985
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2001
Ties: 1900, 1903, 1910, 1925, 1928, 1930
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1903, 1953, 1963, 1967, 1968, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/