Average December Temperature in Minneapolis by Year

This page contains a list of the average monthly high and low temperatures in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the month of December each year between 1891 and 2023. It is based on NOAA data.
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What Was the Hottest December Ever in Minneapolis?
2023 was the warmest December in the history of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The average daily high temperature was 40.4 °F, and the average low was 28.3 °F.
What Was the Coldest December Ever in Minneapolis?
1983 was the coolest December in the history of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The average daily high temperature was 11.1 °F, and the average low was -3.8 °F.
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Year Rank High (°F) Low (°F)
2023 1 40.4 28.3
2022 83 24.3 11.6
2021 31 32.5 16.4
2020 23 32.9 17.6
2019 44 30.4 16.0
2018 19 31.6 20.0
2017 76 25.2 12.5
2016 60 27.0 14.8
2015 3 35.1 25.2
2014 34 29.6 18.9
2013 119 19.9 4.9
2012 42 30.6 16.2
2011 12 34.4 21.2
2010 98 22.4 10.4
2009 88 23.2 11.4
2008 115 23.0 4.0
2007 97 23.4 9.7
2006 8 35.8 22.4
2005 71 24.8 14.1
2004 49 30.1 14.9
2003 26 31.0 18.9
2002 17 33.6 18.8
2001 14 34.5 20.7
2000 132 14.4 0.8
1999 22 33.5 17.7
1998 29 34.5 14.6
1997 15 33.6 20.2
1996 113 21.3 6.1
1995 73 26.2 12.0
1994 30 31.8 17.1
1993 50 28.8 15.5
1992 56 28.6 13.8
1991 57 29.4 12.9
1990 90 25.9 7.9
1989 126 18.5 2.6
1988 62 29.6 11.4
1987 27 31.1 18.8
1986 28 31.3 18.0
1985 131 17.2 -1.9
1984 84 26.2 9.6
1983 133 11.1 -3.8
1982 21 33.2 18.1
1981 87 25.1 9.9
1980 69 27.3 12.2
1979 18 34.2 17.7
1978 106 23.5 6.8
1977 110 20.9 7.9
1976 114 23.6 3.5
1975 55 28.1 14.5
1974 33 30.9 17.8
1973 96 23.1 10.2
1972 124 18.5 4.0
1971 77 25.6 11.1
1970 78 26.5 9.9
1969 66 27.5 13.0
1968 91 24.2 9.6
1967 53 29.9 13.6
1966 81 25.2 11.0
1965 11 34.4 21.6
1964 109 22.8 6.8
1963 127 17.8 2.1
1962 75 27.6 10.2
1961 105 24.8 5.8
1960 93 26.0 7.6
1959 5 36.8 23.4
1958 101 24.2 7.5
1957 24 32.3 18.2
1956 38 32.3 15.4
1955 122 20.8 3.5
1954 41 29.3 17.5
1953 52 31.0 12.9
1952 43 29.3 17.3
1951 99 23.3 9.4
1950 121 20.3 4.4
1949 64 28.9 11.8
1948 67 28.4 11.5
1947 80 26.0 10.2
1946 61 28.3 12.8
1945 116 20.1 6.6
1944 72 27.0 11.7
1943 40 31.9 14.9
1942 103 22.7 8.2
1941 16 33.7 18.8
1940 51 29.1 14.8
1939 13 36.6 18.7
1938 65 27.7 13.0
1937 85 25.0 10.8
1936 47 30.6 14.5
1935 86 23.5 11.6
1934 107 22.5 7.4
1933 89 26.2 7.7
1932 92 25.2 8.4
1931 6 35.5 24.5
1930 45 29.1 17.0
1929 82 24.8 11.3
1928 20 32.9 18.4
1927 130 16.9 0.7
1926 108 22.2 7.7
1925 95 22.7 10.6
1924 129 17.1 1.3
1923 7 37.8 22.0
1922 79 25.9 10.4
1921 63 27.9 13.0
1920 39 28.9 18.2
1919 125 17.5 4.3
1918 9 33.9 23.1
1917 128 17.8 2.0
1916 120 20.4 4.4
1915 46 28.9 16.4
1914 123 18.8 5.5
1913 2 37.2 23.7
1912 36 32.7 15.3
1911 35 30.4 17.7
1910 74 27.1 11.1
1909 118 18.4 6.5
1908 58 29.1 13.0
1907 25 32.9 17.1
1906 70 27.2 12.3
1905 37 31.0 16.8
1904 68 28.0 11.8
1903 117 21.4 3.8
1902 102 23.0 8.1
1901 100 23.3 8.5
1900 59 27.9 14.1
1899 54 28.2 14.5
1898 111 22.5 5.7
1897 104 22.6 8.0
1896 32 31.0 17.7
1895 48 29.2 15.9
1894 10 35.5 20.7
1893 112 23.3 4.7
1892 94 24.0 9.6
1891 4 37.8 22.4
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1938–2024 Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport location
1891–1938 Minneapolis Downtown location