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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1989
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1952
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1966
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1968, 1983
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1951, 1954, 1961, 1996, 1997
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1951, 1956
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1962, 1976
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1947
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1967
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1944, 1968
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1947
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1956, 1981, 1984, 1996
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1965, 1978
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1967
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1968, 1976, 1989
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1963
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1952
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1963
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1956
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2021
Ties: 1952, 1988
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1963
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1971
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967, 1969
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2021

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