Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
17.0°F
(-8.3°C)
12.7°F
(-10.7°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1927
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1939
Ties: 1956
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
19.5°F
(-6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1927
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1999
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1919
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1999
Ties: 2006
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1896
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1896
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1954, 2005
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1896
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1954, 2005
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2021
Ties: 1940
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1927
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2021
Ties: 1994, 2005, 2007
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1927
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1987
Ties: 1953, 1994, 2012
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1951
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2021
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1951
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1987
Ties: 1973, 1980, 2007
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1950
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1987
Ties: 1976
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1951
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1951
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Ties: 1943, 1955, 1993, 1995
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1951
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1925, 1926, 1927, 1957, 1995
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1990, 2001, 2018
Ties: 1973, 1997
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1991
Ties: 1940, 1958

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  • 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/