Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1916
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904, 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1906, 1910
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904, 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1906, 1943
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1896
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1904
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1904
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1924, 1940
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1919, 1940
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1933
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010, 2012
Ties: 1906, 1923
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1896, 1934
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1916, 1956
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1905
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1999, 2011, 2012
Ties: 1919
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1905, 1906
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1911, 1940
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1941, 1966, 1970
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013, 2014
Ties: 1922, 1937, 1944, 1967, 1968

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