Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
12.5°F
(-10.8°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1983
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1948, 1949
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1985
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2001
Ties: 2017
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1919
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1985
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1905
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1985
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1975
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1985
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1906, 1937, 2008
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1985
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1931
Ties: 1918, 1943, 1959, 1979, 1984, 2014, 2019
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1943, 1955
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1912, 1914, 1920, 1940, 1956, 1969
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1954, 1984, 2002
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1987
Ties: 1913, 1915, 1928, 1974, 2018
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1987
Ties: 1898, 1911, 1932, 1956
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Ties: 1933, 1946
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1999
Ties: 1920, 1930
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1903, 1968
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1919
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2001
Ties: 1925, 1966, 1973, 1980
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907, 1920
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1901, 1903, 1910, 1912, 1950, 1967, 1973

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/