Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arizona

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
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1932
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1980
Ties: 2009
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1931
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1898, 1992
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1911
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1912, 1931
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1911, 1923, 1930, 1961
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1918
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1925, 1968
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1907, 1918, 1945, 1957, 1976
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1942, 1987, 1992
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1902, 1928, 1947, 1974, 1978, 1985, 1993
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1902, 1904, 1926, 1928, 1939, 1960, 1985, 1992
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1899, 1976, 1979, 1987
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017, 2018
Ties: 1906, 1921, 1925, 1931, 1946, 1948, 1974
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1899, 1909, 1930
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1915
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017, 2018
Ties: 1906, 1930, 1946, 1950, 1952, 1970, 1977
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1915, 1916
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1952, 1965, 1973, 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/