Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
10.5°F
(-11.9°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1983
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
18.8°F
(-7.3°C)
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1985
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2001
Ties: 2008
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1919
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1910
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1985
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1946, 1978
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1985
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1985
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1959, 1980
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1985
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1931
Ties: 1908, 1934, 1947, 1960, 1961
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1908, 1933, 1986
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1906, 1933, 1943, 1982, 2009, 2014
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1895, 1964, 1969, 1976, 2014
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1987
Ties: 1902, 1905, 1943, 1960
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1987
Ties: 1905, 1989
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1945, 1952, 1982, 2019
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1999
Ties: 1908, 1926, 1980
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1900, 1911, 1920, 1969
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1919
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2001
Ties: 1910, 1915, 1930
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907, 1920
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2002
Ties: 1900, 1904, 1909, 1930, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/