Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
6.4°F
(-14.2°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
-6.5°F
(-3.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1983
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
17.0°F
(-8.3°C)
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2001
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1919
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1898, 1927, 1955
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1898, 1924
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1898
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1902
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1896, 1929
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1945
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1987
Ties: 1907
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1987
Ties: 1924
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1979
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1999
Ties: 1897, 1936, 1950
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1899, 1906, 1907, 1926
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1919
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2001
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907, 1920
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2002
Ties: 1900, 1904, 1909, 1930, 1970

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/