Climate at a Glance

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Upper Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1968
1-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1983
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Nov–Dec 1968
2-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1985
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2001
Ties: 1921
Oct–Dec 1968
3-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931, 2015
Ties: 1921, 1980
Sep–Dec 1968
4-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1927, 1961, 2014
Aug–Dec 1968
5-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1897, 1952, 1981, 2014
Jul–Dec 1968
6-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1931
Ties: 1964, 1966, 1991
Jun–Dec 1968
7-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1911, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1974
May–Dec 1968
8-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1895, 1896, 1932, 1958, 2009
Apr–Dec 1968
9-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931
Ties: 1897, 1905, 1937, 1942, 1979
Mar–Dec 1968
10-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1923
Feb–Dec 1968
11-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1910, 1936, 1970, 1974, 1980, 1983, 1997, 2009
Jan–Dec 1968
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1948, 1975
Jul 1967–Dec 1968
18-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904, 1917, 1951
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1936, 1952, 1966, 1970
Jan 1967–Dec 1968
24-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1951
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1999
Ties: 1898, 1930, 1960, 1961, 1969, 1993, 1994
Jan 1966–Dec 1968
36-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1899, 1903, 1969
Jan 1965–Dec 1968
48-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1905
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2001
Ties: 1953, 1970, 1981
Jan 1964–Dec 1968
60-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1903, 1953, 1963, 1967, 1973, 1981

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/