Climate at a Glance

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
7.6°F
(-13.6°C)
12.9°F
(-10.6°C)
-5.3°F
(-3.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1983
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1985
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2001
Ties: 1916
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1919
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1895
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1985
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1946, 1970
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1985
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1985
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1897, 1909, 1958, 1966
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1985
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1931, 2021
Ties: 1909
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1937, 2009, 2019
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1964, 2019
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1905, 1982
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1987
Ties: 1956
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1987
Ties: 1943, 1982
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1999
Ties: 1902, 1969, 1975, 1986
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1910, 1948, 1949, 1956, 1960, 1962, 1994
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1919
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2001
Ties: 1935, 1947, 1954, 1957, 1960, 1962
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907, 1920
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2002
Ties: 1924, 1925, 1946, 1948, 1955, 1958, 1965

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/