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Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
17.0°F
(-8.3°C)
20.0°F
(-6.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1983
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1937
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2001
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1919
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Ties: 2010
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2010
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1954, 1975
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2011
Ties: 1954
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1931
Ties: 1938, 1975
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2011, 2016
Ties: 1900, 1920, 1933, 1990, 2013
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1933, 1936, 1957, 1978, 1997
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1948, 1959, 2004
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1930, 2004
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Ties: 1921, 1988, 2002
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1922, 1974, 1992, 1994
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012, 2017
Ties: 1980, 1996, 1997, 2014
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1979, 1980
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1919
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1974
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2002
Ties: 1937, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1975

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