Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
7.3°F
(4.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1983
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
21.5°F
(-5.8°C)
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1985
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2001
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1919
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 2008
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1985
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1985
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 1943, 1965, 2019
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1985
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 1912, 1934, 1961
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1985
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Ties: 1957, 1981
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1900, 1934, 1949
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 1936, 1960, 1974, 1975
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1987
Ties: 1913, 1915, 1928, 1971, 1974
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1987
Ties: 1958, 1968, 1997
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1914, 1934, 1948
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1999
Ties: 1981
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1919
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2001
Ties: 2007
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907, 1920
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2002
Ties: 1990, 1991

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/