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Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
11.8°F
(-11.2°C)
20.0°F
(-6.7°C)
-8.2°F
(-4.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1983
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1955
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2001
Ties: 1911, 1916, 1929
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1919
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1911
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917, 1985
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1898
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1903
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1896
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1903
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011, 2016
Ties: 1904, 1916
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1898, 1916, 1929
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1916, 1929
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1899, 1929
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1999, 2012, 2017
Ties: 1929
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012, 2017
Ties: 1920, 1924, 1967
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1919
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2002
Ties: 1925, 1936, 1938

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