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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2016
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1967
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1983
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1983
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1985
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1964, 1974, 1978
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1974
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976, 1989
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1985, 1993, 2000
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1989
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1974
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1989
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978, 2014
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1999
Ties: 2009
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1980
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1995, 2015
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1981
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2001
Ties: 1968, 1982, 1996
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1980, 1982
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2002
Ties: 1978

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