Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

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
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
18.1°F
(-7.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1983
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1967, 1971
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1895, 1964
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1915, 1928, 1944, 1954, 2010
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1936, 1970
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1928, 1970, 1997, 2017
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1901
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1912, 1928, 1986, 1997
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1905, 1910, 1937, 1974
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1929, 1935, 1969
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1998, 2012
Ties: 1897, 1925, 1935, 1947, 1956, 1962
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1937, 1976, 1982, 1985
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1933, 1947, 2019
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1999
Ties: 1935
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917, 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1939, 1991, 2014
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917, 1918, 1919, 1927
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2001
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918, 1920
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Ties: 1910, 1912, 1936, 1938, 1965

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/