Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
8.8°F
(-12.9°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1983
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
14.6°F
(-9.7°C)
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
-5.9°F
(-3.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1985
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2001
Ties: 1924
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1919
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1916, 1983
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1985
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1989
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1985
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1925, 1935, 1977, 1989
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1985
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1945
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1985
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1931
Ties: 1929
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1915, 1992
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1987
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1987
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1950
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1999
Ties: 1899, 1913, 1924, 1929, 2014
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1924
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1919
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2001
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1914, 1928, 1969
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907, 1920
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2002
Ties: 1914, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1966, 1979, 1997

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  • 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/