Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1909
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1980
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1972
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1949
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1898
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1934
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1898
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1933
Ties: 1999, 2001
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1898
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1933
Ties: 1910, 2005, 2007
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1933
Ties: 1910, 1921, 1995, 2019
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1933, 2012, 2016
Ties: 1934, 1939, 2007
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1939, 2002
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2017
Ties: 1977
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1912
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2015
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 2005, 2007, 2020
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913, 1914
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1990, 1997, 2009, 2010
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1915
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1941, 1954, 1957, 1988, 1994
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1916
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1935, 1996

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