Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
4.6°F
(-15.2°C)
12.7°F
(-10.7°C)
-8.1°F
(-4.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1927
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1939
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
9.8°F
(-12.3°C)
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
-9.8°F
(-5.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1927
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1999
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1919
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1999
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1896
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1896
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1896
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1985
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2021
Ties: 1926
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1927
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2021
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1927
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1987
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2021
Ties: 1950
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1987
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1950
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1987
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1951
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1903
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1951
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1952
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1951
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1911, 1971
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1990, 2001, 2018
Ties: 1909, 1916, 1968
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1991
Ties: 1927, 1929, 1973

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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 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/