Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1909
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1980
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
-6.3°F
(-3.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1911 1898
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1898
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1933
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1898
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1933
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1933
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1912
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1933, 2012, 2016
Ties: 1928
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1912
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1912
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1907, 1911, 1929
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1899, 1907, 1952, 1969, 1976
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012, 2017
Ties: 1922, 1941, 1947, 1967
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1925, 1941, 1966
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 1918, 1926, 1948, 1960, 1961, 1985
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1900, 1931, 1932, 1942, 1951
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1913, 1914
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1910, 1951, 1952, 1961, 1968
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1915
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1911, 1928, 1933, 1945, 1950, 1969
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1916
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/