Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
8.1°F
(4.5°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1983
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
7.1°F
(3.9°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1985
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2001
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1919
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1985
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1944, 1956, 2007
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1985
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1948
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1985
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1985
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1963
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1913
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1987
Ties: 1921, 1973, 1991
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1987
Ties: 1921, 2007
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1981
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1999
Ties: 1934, 2008
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 1975, 1982, 2010, 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1919
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2001
Ties: 1991, 2010
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1907, 1920
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2002
Ties: 2004, 2009, 2012, 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/