Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1925
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1963
Ties: 1943
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1963
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1947
Ties: 2010, 2013
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2021
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2021
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1989
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1939, 1948, 1977, 1987
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1999, 2017
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1907
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1934, 1953, 1968, 1990
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1908, 1940, 1958, 1971, 1980
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1928, 1971, 2008
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1909, 1913, 2019
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1904, 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1948, 1975
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1938, 1948, 2015, 2019
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 1910, 1943, 1944, 1976, 1993
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2001
Ties: 1924, 1961, 1977, 1985
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1922, 1925, 1955, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 7, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/