Climate at a Glance

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Maine

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
18.7°F
(-7.4°C)
7.8°F
(4.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1933
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2015
Ties: 2010
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2001
Ties: 1984, 2003
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1931, 1957
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1948
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2001
Ties: 1990, 2003
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2001
Ties: 1931, 1961, 1990
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1999
Ties: 1949, 1994
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1926
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2010
Ties: 1931, 1979
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2010
Ties: 2005
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2010
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1921
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2011
Ties: 1955, 1958, 1997, 2004
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1957, 1962, 1971, 1977, 1987
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1944, 1945, 1959, 1971
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2014
Ties: 1932, 1941, 1948, 1960, 1979, 1996, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/