Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Colorado

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1973

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
13.6°F
(-10.2°C)
12.8°F
(-10.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1909
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1980
Ties: 1907, 1947
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
18.0°F
(-7.8°C)
16.5°F
(-8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1898
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1937, 1953, 1954, 1986, 2015
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
22.9°F
(-5.1°C)
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1898
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1946, 1984, 1996
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1898
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015, 2017
Ties: 1949, 1955, 1969, 2006, 2011
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1898
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1906, 1991, 2000
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1898
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1998
Ties: 1935, 1949, 1989
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1895, 1898
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1964, 1970
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1895, 1898
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1935, 1942, 1950, 1970
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1895
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1981, 2012, 2015
Ties: 1900, 1918, 1919, 1970, 1974
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1924
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012, 2015
Ties: 1993
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1895
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1901, 1914, 1922, 1939, 1974, 1976
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1895
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015, 2017
Ties: 1928
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1899
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1897, 1928, 1952
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1962
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1907, 1928, 1946, 1953, 1957, 1961, 1970
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1898
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1911, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1962, 1971, 1977
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1934, 1965, 1966, 1967

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/