Climate at a Glance

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Upper Colorado River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1909
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1980
Ties: 1929
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1895
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1898
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1950, 2017
Ties: 1910, 2003
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1898, 1912
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1937
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 2008
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1937, 1999
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 2015
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1939, 1988, 2002
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2002
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1989, 2014
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 2014
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1895, 1912
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 2003
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 2003, 2004, 2007
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899, 1913
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1989, 1994
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1898
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1988
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1992, 2011

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