Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2020
1-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1925
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1963
Sep–Oct 2020
2-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1963
Aug–Oct 2020
3-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1947
Ties: 1928, 1980
Jul–Oct 2020
4-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1947
Ties: 1899, 1929, 1962, 1974, 1981
Jun–Oct 2020
5-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1963
Ties: 1934, 1959, 1991, 2008
May–Oct 2020
6-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1988
Ties: 1984
Apr–Oct 2020
7-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1955
Ties: 1895, 1919, 1943, 1958
Mar–Oct 2020
8-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1936, 1985
Feb–Oct 2020
9-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1934, 1994, 2004
Jan–Oct 2020
10-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1934, 1955, 1963, 1964, 1984, 2001
Dec 2019–Oct 2020
11-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1900, 1976, 1990, 1995
Nov 2019–Oct 2020
12-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1932, 1941
May 2019–Oct 2020
18-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904, 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1958, 1992, 2008
Nov 2018–Oct 2020
24-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1935, 1963
Nov 2017–Oct 2020
36-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2000
Ties: 1935, 1946, 1959
Nov 2016–Oct 2020
48-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2001
Ties: 1932, 1987, 1999
Nov 2015–Oct 2020
60-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1907
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2002
Ties: 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/