Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
6.6°F
(-14.1°C)
12.8°F
(-10.7°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1909
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1980
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
14.5°F
(-9.7°C)
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1898
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1951
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1898
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 2009
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1898
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015, 2017
Ties: 1902, 1923, 1943, 1971
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1898
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1913, 1919, 1952
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1898
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1900, 1948
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1895, 1898
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1909, 1923, 1927, 1974
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1895, 1898
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1899
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1895
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1981, 2012, 2015
Ties: 1897, 1972, 1979
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1924
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2015
Ties: 1935, 1965, 2009
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1895
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1943, 1959, 1982
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1895
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015, 2017
Ties: 1965, 1967
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2017
Ties: 1958, 1982, 1983, 1990, 1992, 1994
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016, 2017
Ties: 1958, 1990, 1994, 2008
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1934, 1942, 1958
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1898
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1928, 1965
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Ties: 1911, 1947, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/