Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
6.1°F
(-14.4°C)
12.7°F
(-10.7°C)
-6.6°F
(-3.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1927
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1939
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
15.9°F
(-8.9°C)
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1927
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1999
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1919
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1999
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1896
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1964
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1896
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1935, 1977
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1896
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1992
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1985
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1927
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1939
Ties: 1942, 1964
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1927
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1987
Ties: 1909
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1951
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1895, 1904
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1987
Ties: 1895
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1950
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1987
Ties: 1965
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1951
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1978
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1951
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1951
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1900, 1906
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1899
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1990, 2001, 2018
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1991
Ties: 1901, 1904, 1909, 1911, 1969

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/