Climate at a Glance

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
11.8°F
(-11.2°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1983
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2001
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1919
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Ties: 1934, 1949, 2010
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1900, 1930, 1981, 2002
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1930, 1944, 1947, 1954, 1956, 2009, 2010
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1908, 1936, 1957
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1931
Ties: 1899, 1921
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1899, 2002
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1899, 1944, 1986, 1997
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1938, 1981
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1987
Ties: 1921, 1991, 2020
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1987
Ties: 1941
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1908, 1922, 1923, 1976, 1980
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1999
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1933, 1938, 1948, 1960, 1985
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1901, 1957
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1919
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2001
Ties: 1925, 1966, 1971, 1980
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907, 1920
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2002
Ties: 1901, 1903, 1910, 1912, 1950, 1967, 1971

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/