Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1909
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1980
Ties: 1948
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1946, 1953
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1898
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1900
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1898
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1933
Ties: 1944, 2018
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1898
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1933
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1933
Ties: 1949, 1950, 1953, 2002
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1933, 2012, 2016
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1910, 1937, 1940, 2006
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1940, 1958
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2017
Ties: 1943, 1946, 1962
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1938, 1956, 2013
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1922, 1987, 1991, 1997
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1911, 1986, 1989, 1992, 1994
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913, 1914
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Ties: 1982, 1998, 2011
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1915
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1941, 1954, 1957, 1981, 1994
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1916
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1942, 1980, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/