Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

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
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1934, 1938, 1949, 1985
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1988
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1933
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931, 2015
Ties: 1901, 1919, 1933, 1935, 1944, 1966, 1974, 1980, 1997
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1925, 1963, 1981
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1940, 1966, 1969
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1963, 1966
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1916
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1916, 1960, 1963
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998, 2012
Ties: 1901, 1960
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1909, 1923, 1928, 1950, 1956, 1960, 1994
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1936, 1982
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905, 1926
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1908, 1914, 1936
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013, 2019, 2020
Ties: 1943, 1961
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905, 1907
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2020
Ties: 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/