Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

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
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
12.7°F
(-10.7°C)
10.7°F
(5.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1927
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1939
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
8.1°F
(4.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1927
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1999
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1919
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1999
Ties: 1904
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1896
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1943
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1896
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1940
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1896
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1987
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1985
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1987
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1927
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1939
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1927
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1987
Ties: 1913, 1949, 1981, 1997, 2003, 2007
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1951
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1951
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1987
Ties: 1977
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1950
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1987
Ties: 1991
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1951
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 1980
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1951
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016
Ties: 1926
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1951
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 1944, 1959, 1961, 1984, 2011
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1990, 2001, 2018
Ties: 1986, 1994
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1991
Ties: 1989

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/