Climate at a Glance

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Great Lakes Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
19.1°F
(-7.2°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2006
Ties: 1967, 2008
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
21.5°F
(-5.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1924, 1931, 1941, 1954, 2000
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1944, 1966, 1976
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1961
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1910, 1990
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1938, 1961, 1966, 1986
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1911, 1917, 1929, 1943, 1978, 1986
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1979, 1986
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1932
Ties: 1911, 1952, 1981, 1982
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1970
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1915, 1924
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013, 2017
Ties: 1938, 1945, 1946, 1969, 1983
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1898, 1902, 1907, 1912, 1941, 1959, 1963, 1971, 1978, 1979, 1997
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1911, 1945, 1952, 1964, 1965, 1978, 1983
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1931, 1937, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1969
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1908
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2003
Ties: 1901, 1926, 1937, 1939, 1964, 1966, 1977, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/