Climate at a Glance

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
14.5°F
(-9.7°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1983
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2001
Ties: 1967
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1919
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1985
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1984
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1906, 1915, 1968
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1944, 1960
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1994, 2005
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 2007, 2011
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1987
Ties: 1963, 1994, 2007
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1987
Ties: 1938
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 2001
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1999
Ties: 1987, 2007
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1919
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 2001
Ties: 2019
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907, 1920
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2000, 2015, 2017

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/