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Boston, Massachusetts

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
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2011, 2015
Ties: 1982
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1959
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1957, 1959, 2007, 2010, 2017
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 2002
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1962, 1976
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1952, 1998, 2017
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1962
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1941, 1984, 2017
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940, 1967
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2021
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940, 1967
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2021
Ties: 1983
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2021
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2021
Ties: 1952, 1957, 2008, 2013
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1942, 1961, 1971, 2004
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940, 1941
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1975, 1983
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940, 1942, 1943
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1948, 1959, 1976
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1943
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2021
Ties: 1948, 1958

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/