Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1934
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1934
Ties: 1968, 1973
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2012
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1934
Ties: 1901, 1915
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1934
Ties: 1896, 1928, 1935
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1934
Ties: 1908, 1916, 1970, 1985
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1934
Ties: 1906, 2008
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1934
Ties: 1910, 1947, 1985, 2019
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1934
Ties: 1922, 1925
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1934
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1934
Ties: 1947, 1974, 1985
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1934
Ties: 1907, 1927, 1936, 1955
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1937, 1956, 1960, 1970, 1994
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2018
Ties: 1905, 1952, 1975, 1976, 1985
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1914
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2018
Ties: 1908, 1912, 1944, 1952, 1966
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1915
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1903, 1947, 1948, 1960, 1963, 1980, 1986
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1949, 1971, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/