Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
7.9°F
(4.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1983
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2001
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1919
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1922, 1981, 2012
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1928, 1940
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1952, 1969, 1981
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1952
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1918, 1943, 1959, 1971, 1984, 2014, 2019
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1912, 1947, 1964, 1965
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1905, 1983, 2000, 2008
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1899, 2008
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1987
Ties: 1909, 1936, 1967
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1987
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1972
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1966
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1914, 1925, 1928, 1938
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1919
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2001
Ties: 1913
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907, 1920
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1914, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1966, 1996, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/