Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

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
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1963
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1932, 1996
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1926
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1934, 1939, 1940, 1942, 1965, 1970
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1899, 1959, 1970, 2010
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931, 2016
Ties: 1905, 1916, 1932, 1948, 2012, 2014
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1895, 1907, 1929, 1935, 1958, 2009
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1945, 2013
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1937, 1940, 1960, 1996, 2009
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1895, 1932, 1962, 1988
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1910, 1924, 1928, 1964
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1921
Ties: 1898, 1959, 1962, 1965, 1987, 1994, 1995, 2001
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2016
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1926, 1929, 1936, 1941, 1945, 1974, 2005
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1922
Ties: 1903, 1918, 1924, 1985, 2010
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1901, 1982
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1964, 1977, 1982, 1984
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1968, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/