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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1978, 2008, 2013
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1948, 1978
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1956
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1975
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2012, 2019
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2010
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1962, 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1998
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1975, 2017
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1959, 2013
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1991, 1999, 2017
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2005, 2008
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 2007
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1963
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1953, 1974
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1963
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2021
Ties: 1950, 1952, 2004
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1963
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2021
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1963
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2021
Ties: 1953
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967, 1969
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2021
Ties: 1952, 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/