Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1932, 1990
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1958
Ties: 1989, 2018
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1994
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1995
Ties: 1925, 1936, 2009
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1995, 2014
Ties: 1915, 1941
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2014
Ties: 1906, 1907, 1922, 1951
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1896, 1915, 1935, 1951, 1956, 1965
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1944, 1951, 1975, 1986
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014, 2017
Ties: 1904, 1976, 1986
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2014
Ties: 1984
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2014
Ties: 1929
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2014
Ties: 1904, 1932, 1933, 1947, 1961, 1980, 1991
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1911
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1904, 1954, 2010
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1911
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2014
Ties: 1921, 1972, 1985
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1907, 1942, 1952, 1964, 1975
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1928, 1999
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1913
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1905, 1907, 1915, 1925, 1956
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1912, 1914
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1907, 1945, 1952, 1966, 1974, 1975
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912, 1913
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1933, 1967, 1974, 1976

Citing This Page

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