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Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
20.0°F
(-6.7°C)
6.3°F
(3.5°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1983
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2001
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1919
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1948, 2007
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917, 1985
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1961, 2009, 2018
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1903
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2011
Ties: 1899, 1922, 1960, 1988, 2019
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1903
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2011
Ties: 1959, 1961, 2013
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2011, 2016
Ties: 1954
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1984
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1944, 1954, 1956, 1975
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1920
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1965
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1898, 1935, 1937
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999, 2012, 2017
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012, 2017
Ties: 1921, 1947, 1968, 1974, 1997
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1919
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1943, 1966, 1985, 1997
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1976, 1982

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