Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1934
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1934
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 1911
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1989, 2003
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1934
Ties: 1908, 1961, 1997
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1904, 1967, 1987, 1989
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1963, 2021
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1934
Ties: 1967
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1963
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1943, 1986
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1934
Ties: 1935, 2005
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1934
Ties: 1986, 2001, 2014
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 1902, 1967, 1989, 1998, 2011, 2014
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1902, 1964, 1986, 1989, 1998
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1914
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1941, 1990, 2010
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1915
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1954, 1955, 1988, 1994
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1942, 1943, 1954, 1955, 1984, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/