Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
14.3°F
(-9.8°C)
12.8°F
(-10.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1909
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1980
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1898
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1949, 1996
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1898
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1900, 1959, 1991
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1898
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015, 2017
Ties: 1936
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1898
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1936, 1944, 1959, 1989
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1898
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1998
Ties: 1964
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1895, 1898
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1964, 1973
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1895, 1898
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1935, 1942, 1950, 1973
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1895
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1981, 2012, 2015
Ties: 1900, 1918, 1919, 1973, 1974
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1924
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012, 2015
Ties: 1899, 1904, 1944
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1895
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1960, 1961, 1965, 1979, 1993
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1895
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015, 2017
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1943, 1953, 1984
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2016, 2017
Ties: 1922, 1939
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1907, 1928, 1946, 1953, 1957, 1961, 1973
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1898
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1910, 1944, 1946, 1953, 1964, 1966, 1969
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1911, 1947, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1978

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/