Climate at a Glance

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Arkansas-White-Red Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1983
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1917
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972, 2000
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 2000
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1898
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1898
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1954
Ties: 1898, 1961, 1989, 1992
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Ties: 1898, 1917
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1976
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Ties: 1907
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1919, 1923, 1957, 1958, 1969, 1975
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1903
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1950, 1959, 1966, 1992, 2013
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1895, 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1969
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1907, 1970, 1982
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1906
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1925, 1950, 1975
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1897, 1916, 1924, 1926, 1930, 1942, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1989
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1926, 1968, 1973, 1978
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1906
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019, 2020
Ties: 1908, 1917, 1918, 1970, 1976

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/