Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
12.8°F
(-10.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1909
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1980
Ties: 1942, 1975
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
17.0°F
(-8.3°C)
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1898
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1899, 1915, 1944, 1960, 1964, 1991, 2007, 2018
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
22.8°F
(-5.1°C)
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1898
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1898
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015, 2017
Ties: 1921, 1954, 1965, 2001
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1898
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1999, 2013, 2018
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1898
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1998
Ties: 1910, 1995
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1895, 1898
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Ties: 1921, 1988, 2011
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1895, 1898
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1921, 1937, 1980
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1895
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1981, 2012, 2015
Ties: 1933
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1924
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012, 2015
Ties: 1910, 1954, 1986, 2000
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1895
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 1999, 2004, 2010
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1895
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015, 2017
Ties: 1941, 1953, 1958, 1980, 1996
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1938, 2009, 2013, 2019
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016, 2017
Ties: 1911, 1959, 1977, 1983, 1993
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1989
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1898
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1938
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1935, 1942, 1943, 1954, 1956, 1980

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/