Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
16.3°F
(-8.7°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1983
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2001
Ties: 1906, 1961
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1919
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1985
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1928, 1979
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1990
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1974, 1975
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 2004
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1959, 2017
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1912, 1914, 1920, 1956, 1969, 1971
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1995
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1987
Ties: 1942, 1962, 1992
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1987
Ties: 1920
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1984
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1999
Ties: 1923, 1995
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1942, 1955
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1919
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2001
Ties: 1924, 1949, 1995
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1907, 1920
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2002
Ties: 1974, 1980, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/