Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

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
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2008
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1908, 1940, 1973
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1938, 1964
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1920, 1939
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1895, 1920, 1928, 1953, 1983, 1993
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1979, 2014
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1965, 1992, 1995
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1950, 1988, 2000
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1961, 1962, 1988, 2000
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1920, 1958, 1988
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1962, 1981, 1988
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016, 2017
Ties: 1897, 1911, 1937, 1938, 1941, 1943, 2000, 2013
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1967
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2020
Ties: 1909, 1920, 1925, 1948
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1969
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019, 2020
Ties: 1908, 1912, 1915, 1920, 1926, 1930, 1942, 1958, 1959, 1996
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2019, 2020
Ties: 1962, 1984
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969, 1970
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1908, 1918

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/