Coldest U.S. State Capitals

Can you guess the U.S. state capitals with the lowest yearly mean temperature?
Generally using data from the largest airport in each city
Source: Wikipedia
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Last updated: February 16, 2021
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Capital
42.1
Juneau
43.0
Bismarck
44.7
Montpelier
45.4
Helena
45.6
Augusta
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Capital
46.4
Concord
46.5
Cheyenne
46.5
Madison
47.1
Saint Paul
47.4
Pierre
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Level 71
Feb 19, 2021
For those who are not used to Fahrenheit: The mean temperature of the coldest city is 5.6°C, and the 10th coldest is 8.6°C.
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Level 63
Feb 19, 2021
I know it's an US quiz, but would it possible to also add the temperatures in Celsius? It's obviously not needed to get the answers, but it would be interesting for people who aren't used to dealing with Fahrenheit. Thanks!
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Level 71
Feb 19, 2021
I'm not used to Fahrenheit myself, but I thought it was best to keep it simple and in accordance with other US climate quizzes. I've now added a sticky comment so you can get a better idea at least after taking the quiz.
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Level 60
Apr 5, 2021
I don't feel like the year-round temperature is a good measure for this. I would argue that it would be better to use winter averages instead of yearly averages, to account for the oceanic effect. I am going to bet that Juneau is towards the warmer end of these states, winter wise, due to a strong oceanic effect, while cities like Bismarck, St. Paul, and Helena receive winters colder than the others due to a strong continental effect that creates extreme temperature highs in the summer and extreme colds in the winter.

Using a yearly average, you just smooth over the temperature variations that continental locations get, even if Bismarck might get 20 degrees colder than Juneau in the winter because Bismarck is much hotter in the summer, it has a higher temperature average overall