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Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
20.0°F
(-6.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1983
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2001
Ties: 1969, 2018
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1919
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1942, 2014
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1985
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1907, 1914, 1936, 2008, 2014
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1928, 1965, 1971
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1903
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2011
Ties: 1930, 1963, 1975
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1903
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1994
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2011, 2016
Ties: 1999, 2006
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 2010
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2001
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1921, 1973, 2002
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2017
Ties: 2007
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2017
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1919
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1989, 2015
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2000

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