Climate at a Glance

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Upper Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2015
1-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
11.5°F
(6.4°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1983
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 2015
2-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
9.2°F
(5.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2001
Oct–Dec 2015
3-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
6.7°F
(3.7°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
1st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931, 2015
Ties: 1931
Sep–Dec 2015
4-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
6.4°F
(3.5°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Aug–Dec 2015
5-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Jul–Dec 2015
6-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Jun–Dec 2015
7-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
May–Dec 2015
8-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1931
Ties: 1998
Apr–Dec 2015
9-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Mar–Dec 2015
10-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Dec 2015
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1930, 1941, 2010
Jan–Dec 2015
12-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1938, 1941, 1990
Jul 2014–Dec 2015
18-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1904, 1917, 1951
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1922, 1953, 2004
Jan 2014–Dec 2015
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1951
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 1999
Ties: 1919, 1944, 1948, 1975, 1977, 1982, 2019
Jan 2013–Dec 2015
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2017
Ties: 1908, 1913, 1920, 1959, 1994
Jan 2012–Dec 2015
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1905
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2001
Ties: 1923, 1956, 1987, 1999
Jan 2011–Dec 2015
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1907
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2002
Ties: 1988, 2000, 2014

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