Climate at a Glance

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Mid-Atlantic Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1936, 1948
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1900, 1918, 1949
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1971, 2010
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1911, 1970, 2017
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1970
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Ties: 2001
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904, 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1913, 2005
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1933, 1995
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1945, 1960
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1898, 1913, 1943, 1974, 1984, 1995
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2013
Ties: 1901, 1924, 1930, 1944, 1996
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012, 2013
Ties: 1913, 1937, 1940, 1984

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