Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
12.7°F
(-10.7°C)
5.9°F
(3.3°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1927
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1939
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1927
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1999
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1919
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1999
Ties: 1920, 1952
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1896
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1979
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1896
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1896
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1985
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1938
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1927
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1939
Ties: 2006
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1927
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1987
Ties: 1930
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1951
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1933, 1949, 1952
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1951
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1987
Ties: 1939, 2004
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1987
Ties: 1944, 1946
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1951
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1921
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1951
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1935, 1963, 1989, 2003, 2018
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1951
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1963
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1990, 2001, 2018
Ties: 1932, 1935, 1943, 1944, 1977
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1991
Ties: 1938, 1958

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/