Climate at a Glance

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Upper Colorado River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1909
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1980
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1895
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1994
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1898
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1950, 2017
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1898, 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1955, 1965
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1942, 2018, 2019
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1910, 1917, 1921
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1963
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1939, 1981, 2002
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1963, 1989, 2015
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1963, 1996
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1992
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1895, 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 2009
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1934
Ties: 1938, 1958, 2010
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1963
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1899, 1913
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1935, 1982, 1990, 1998
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1898
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1981
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1899
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1958, 1960, 1961

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