Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
12.7°F
(-10.7°C)
8.1°F
(4.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1927
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1939
Ties: 2002, 2018
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
19.5°F
(-6.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1927
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1999
Ties: 1991, 2007, 2017
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1919
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1999
Ties: 2017
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1896
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 2012
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1896
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1906, 1961, 1965
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1896
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2015
Ties: 1906, 1912, 1965, 1970, 1983, 2019
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1985
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1908, 1976, 1989, 2014
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1927
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1939
Ties: 1928, 1961, 1969, 1976
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1927
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1987
Ties: 2018
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1951
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1990
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1951
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1987
Ties: 1994, 2011
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1950
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1987
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1951
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1913, 2013
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1951
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1933, 1947, 1959
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1951
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1923
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1990, 2001, 2018
Ties: 1994, 2020
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1991
Ties: 1936, 1945, 1965, 1976, 1978, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2021, retrieved on March 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/