Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Michigan

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
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1989
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1900
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1976
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1904, 1910
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1924
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1895, 1992
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1907, 1950, 1992
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1927
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1989, 1992
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1895
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1915, 1923
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1999
Ties: 1899, 1903, 1906, 1930, 1937, 1963
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1952, 1981
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907, 1917, 1918, 1926
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2001
Ties: 1936, 1968
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2002
Ties: 1924, 1967, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/