Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

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
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
6.4°F
(3.6°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2015
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904, 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904, 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1971
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1948, 1994
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2021
Ties: 1998
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1979, 2003, 2017
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2021
Ties: 1959, 1991
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2021
Ties: 1931
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2010, 2012
Ties: 1949, 1990, 2005
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1952, 1990, 2014
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2021
Ties: 1922, 1937, 1955, 1980, 2004
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905, 1906
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1960, 1974, 1977
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2013
Ties: 1938, 1939, 1962, 1989, 1995
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2013, 2014
Ties: 1959, 1960, 1976, 1979, 1982, 1989

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