Climate at a Glance

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Lower Colorado River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1909
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1980
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1931
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1911
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1907, 1959, 1979
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1922, 1926, 1997, 2002
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1965, 1966, 1988, 1989
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1966
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1939, 1942, 2000
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1934, 1995, 2008
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1939, 2010, 2013
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 2005, 2008
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 1950, 2008, 2013
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 1999
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 1995
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 1934, 1994
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1994
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1915
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017, 2018
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1943, 1962, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1987, 1994
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1915, 1916
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1982, 1984, 1988, 1993

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/