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Rochester, 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
11.2°F
(-11.6°C)
18.9°F
(-7.3°C)
-7.7°F
(-4.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1983
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
21.3°F
(-5.9°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2001
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1985
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1985
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1985
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1996
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1985
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1917
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1985
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1992
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917, 1996
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1996
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1950
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1986
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1952
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1932
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1934
Ties: 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/