Climate at a Glance

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Louisiana

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
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1989
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1984
Ties: 1943, 1966, 1977
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1976
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1930, 1935, 1968
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1958, 1969, 1995
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1935
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1976
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1930, 1953, 2000
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1976
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1901, 1932, 1940, 2000
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1976
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1901, 1904, 1920, 1930, 1997
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1976
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1929, 1966
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1904, 1926, 1957, 1967, 1987, 1996
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968, 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1899, 1943, 1996
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1921
Ties: 1910, 1923, 1941, 1962, 1971, 1974, 1994, 2010
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2016
Ties: 1916, 1939, 1950, 1954, 1974
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1996, 2003
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1970
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1901, 1941, 1943, 1964, 1993
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1917, 1966, 1967
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979, 1980
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019, 2020
Ties: 1905, 1963, 1964, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/