Climate at a Glance

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Upper Colorado River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
15.1°F
(-9.4°C)
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
-7.9°F
(-4.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1909 1909
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1980
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
23.6°F
(-4.7°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1895
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1898
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1950, 2017
Ties: 1956
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1898, 1912
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1896
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1896
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1956
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1896, 1918, 1941, 1948, 1970, 1992
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1906, 1919, 1945, 1972
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1897, 1917, 1941, 1972
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1942, 1956, 1969, 1991
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1933, 1974
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1895, 1912
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1935, 1969, 1983, 2011
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 1980, 1986, 1992, 1994, 1998, 2008, 2011, 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1940, 1982, 1989, 1997, 2010
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899, 1913
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1941
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1898
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1938, 1946, 1955, 1957
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Ties: 1964

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 8, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/