Climate at a Glance

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Tennessee

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
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1963
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1950, 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1928, 1957, 1975, 1987, 2006, 2009, 2013
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1953, 1957, 1964
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1895, 1909, 2014
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1937, 1945, 1961, 2000
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931, 2016
Ties: 1960
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015, 2016
Ties: 1920, 1928, 1968
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1920, 1928, 1968, 1979, 1993
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1978
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1921
Ties: 1962, 1980, 1993
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2016, 2017
Ties: 1914
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1896, 1910, 1951, 1971, 1985, 1994
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1969, 1978
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017, 2018
Ties: 1942, 1959, 1984, 1994
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1905, 1906, 1967
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970, 1980
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1905, 1967, 1968, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/