Climate at a Glance

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
14.7°F
(-9.6°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1983
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1953
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
20.0°F
(-6.7°C)
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2001
Ties: 1902, 1946
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1919
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1900, 1907
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1974
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1981, 1991
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1973, 1981
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1987
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1987
Ties: 1988
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1949, 1961, 1995
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1999
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1933, 1948, 1960, 1973, 1985
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1914, 1925, 1928, 1979
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1919
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2001
Ties: 1909, 1912, 1916, 1950
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907, 1920
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2002
Ties: 1914, 1936, 1939, 1966, 1979, 1996, 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/