Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
5.9°F
(3.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1983
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1994
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2001
Ties: 1993
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1976
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931, 2015
Ties: 1906, 1936, 1993
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Ties: 1904, 1934
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Ties: 1944, 1980
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Ties: 1901, 1914, 1957, 1997
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Ties: 1984, 2017
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 2005
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Ties: 1914, 1952, 1959, 1970, 1973, 2004
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1956, 1959, 1980
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1900, 1948, 1957, 1964, 1971
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1955, 1977, 1983, 1984, 2003
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1904, 1917, 1951
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1933, 1983
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1951
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1999
Ties: 2011
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2006
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1905
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2001
Ties: 2007
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2002
Ties: 1990, 2004, 2012, 2013

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/