Climate at a Glance

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Tennessee River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1963
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1950, 1976
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1924, 1928, 1992, 1996, 2018
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1920, 1926
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1912, 1942, 1948, 1954, 1964, 2014
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1912, 1948, 1955, 1957, 1961
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1907, 1935, 1964, 2008
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1968
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931, 2016
Ties: 1907, 1960
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015, 2016
Ties: 1920, 1928, 1945, 1960, 1995, 1996
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1920, 1979, 1981, 1993
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1903, 1912, 1920, 1937, 1940, 1993
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1921
Ties: 1977, 1980, 2013
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2016
Ties: 1896, 1914, 1936, 2003
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969, 1979
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1948, 1971, 1985, 1994
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1969, 1978
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1906, 1942, 1984, 1994
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1960, 1967
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970, 1980
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1963, 1967, 1968, 1982, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/