Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
12.6°F
(-10.8°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1983
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1985
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2001
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1919
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1922, 1979, 2012
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1985
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1900, 1930, 1973, 2002
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1985
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1952, 1969, 1979
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1985
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1928, 1962, 1982
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1985
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931
Ties: 1957, 2018
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1914, 1918, 1954, 1957, 1960, 1982, 1990, 1991, 2014
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1938, 1991
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1938, 1973
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1987
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1987
Ties: 2017
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1932 1999
Ties: 2018
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1921, 1934, 1935, 1939, 1944, 1946
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1919
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2001
Ties: 1946, 1965, 1982
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907, 1920
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1961, 1962, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/