Climate at a Glance

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Mid-Atlantic Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1959, 1966, 1970, 1988, 2018
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1914, 1916
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1945
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1929, 1960
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1935, 1945
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1950, 1963
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1935, 1950, 2000
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1935
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1895, 1901, 1978
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904, 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1966
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1899, 1906, 1956, 1980, 1997
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1906, 1910, 1936, 1958, 1961, 1970, 1977, 1980, 1981
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1910, 1914, 1920, 1942, 1958, 1982
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1912, 1925
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012, 2013
Ties: 1911, 1916, 1929, 1963

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/