Climate at a Glance

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Shelby County, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1963
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1974
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1950, 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2020
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1921
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1925, 1947
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1915, 1936, 1971, 1978, 2010
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1918, 1934, 1951, 1984, 2006
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1924, 1971, 1985
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015, 2016
Ties: 1909, 1930, 1932, 1943, 1944, 1953, 1970, 1995, 2003
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1921
Ties: 1915, 1945, 1948, 1954
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1921, 1927
Ties: 1906, 1907, 1928, 2005
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1921, 1927
Ties: 1904, 1974
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1922, 2016
Ties: 1982, 2001
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1922
Ties: 1903, 1906, 1913, 1917, 1994, 1996
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1968, 1969
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1923
Ties: 1902, 1982, 1989, 1994
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1904, 1985
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2019, 2020
Ties: 1961, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: County Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/