Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
-4.0°F
(-20.0°C)
6.5°F
(-14.2°C)
-10.5°F
(-5.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1912
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2006
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
1.8°F
(-16.8°C)
9.7°F
(-12.4°C)
-7.9°F
(-4.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
9.7°F
(-12.4°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1936
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
18.8°F
(-7.3°C)
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1920
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1997
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Ties: 1965
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1978
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1903
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1903, 1910
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1916, 1971, 1973, 2009
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1908, 1912
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1930
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000, 2017
Ties: 1903, 1944, 1960, 1963, 1995, 2020
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2001, 2018
Ties: 1931, 1954, 1961, 1963, 1966, 1974, 1977
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1936, 1940, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1966, 1967, 1982, 1996
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1920
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002, 2003
Ties: 1941, 1948, 1949, 1961, 1963, 1966, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/