Climate at a Glance

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Upper Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1983
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Ties: 1954
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1985
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2001
Ties: 1908, 1922
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1931, 2015
Ties: 1923
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Ties: 1913
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1931
Ties: 2005
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Ties: 1918, 2002
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Ties: 1933, 1994
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1931
Ties: 1955, 1980, 2017
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1908, 1955, 1981
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1900, 1948, 1957, 1964, 2018
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1896, 1919, 1925, 1932, 1947, 1959, 1961
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1917, 1951
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1935, 1947, 1961, 1975, 1976, 1992, 2013
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1951
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1999
Ties: 1908, 1943, 1958, 1983
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1916, 1950, 1962, 1978, 1996
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2001
Ties: 1909, 1915, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1978, 1985
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1909, 1916, 1996

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/