Climate at a Glance

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Upper Colorado River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1909
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1980
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1895
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1898
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1950, 2017
Ties: 1897, 1913, 1920
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1898, 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1957
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1957, 1970, 1975, 1984
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1957, 1992
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1896, 1918, 1941, 1970, 1978, 1992
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1938, 1941
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1938
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1896, 1915, 1928, 1957, 1973
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1912
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1896
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1895, 1912
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1911, 1951
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 1904, 1942
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1928, 1942, 1950, 1979
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1899, 1913
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1927, 1939, 1945, 1986
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1898
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1928, 1944, 1947, 1965
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1949, 1969, 1972, 1977

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/