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Raleigh, North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1963
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1978
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1999
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1985
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1991, 2003, 2004
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 2008
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1975, 1996
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1948, 1957
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2011
Ties: 1946, 1954
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1958
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1990
Ties: 1945, 1959, 1992, 2000
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1963
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1946, 1956
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1991, 2020
Ties: 1976
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2021
Ties: 1947
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2020
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1979

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