Climate at a Glance

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Upper 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
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1909
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1980
Ties: 1996, 1999
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1895
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1982
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1898
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1950, 2017
Ties: 1983, 2002
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1898, 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1959, 1979
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1966
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1983, 2000
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1953, 1954, 2006, 2019
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1910, 2000, 2006
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1996
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1939, 2002, 2004
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1895, 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2002, 2006
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 1978, 1982, 1989, 1997, 2010
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899, 1913
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1960, 1983, 1987, 2010, 2011
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1898
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1934
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1943, 1963, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/