Climate at a Glance

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Upper Colorado River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1909
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1980
Ties: 1911
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1895
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1919
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1898
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1950, 2017
Ties: 1924
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1898, 1912
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1913, 1931
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1923
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1914, 1961, 1975
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1906, 1919, 1945, 1978
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1897, 1917, 1941, 1978
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1947
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2017
Ties: 1900, 1937, 1947, 1950, 1960, 1991, 1997
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1895, 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1926, 1997, 2019
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 1922, 1927, 1937, 1944, 1964, 1985
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1907, 1910, 1957, 1964
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899, 1913
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1928, 1944, 1967
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1898
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Ties: 1958, 1964, 1977
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1948, 1949, 1969, 1977

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