Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
18.4°F
(-7.6°C)
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
-6.8°F
(-3.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1909
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1980
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1919, 1930, 1961
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1898
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1918, 1985, 2000
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1898
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1933
Ties: 1952
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1898
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1933
Ties: 1974
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1933
Ties: 1896, 1914, 1952, 1976
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1933, 2012, 2016
Ties: 1914, 1941, 1957
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1917, 1983
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1935, 1941, 1944, 1979, 1992, 1997
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1938, 1959, 1991, 1997
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2017
Ties: 1896, 1902, 1956
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1927, 1947
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1934
Ties: 1902, 1910, 1939, 1946, 1959
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1913
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913, 1914
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1941, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1994
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1915
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2018
Ties: 1963, 1965, 1979, 1984, 1987
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1916
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1944, 1946, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1967, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/