Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 1920
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934
Ties: 1895, 1911, 1937
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 2004, 2015
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 2016
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934
Ties: 1967, 2002
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934
Ties: 1902, 1951
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934
Ties: 1904, 1927, 1941, 2001
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934
Ties: 1927, 1941, 1982, 1991, 1998
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934
Ties: 1907, 1991, 2008
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934
Ties: 1997
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1927, 1964, 1993
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2018
Ties: 1908, 1927, 1928, 1960, 1968, 1977, 1979, 1988
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1914
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1911, 1927, 1946, 1960, 1964, 1969
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1915
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1904, 1911, 1928, 1945, 1962, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1985
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1949, 1953, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/