Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Minimum Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
3.4°F
(-15.9°C)
11.0°F
(-11.7°C)
-7.6°F
(-4.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1937
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2005
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
5.0°F
(-15.0°C)
11.9°F
(-11.2°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1981
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
10.8°F
(-11.8°C)
14.7°F
(-9.6°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1973
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
16.2°F
(-8.8°C)
19.1°F
(-7.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2005, 2018
Ties: 1962
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
21.5°F
(-5.8°C)
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1904, 1912
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1899
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1912
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1962
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1899, 1913
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1912, 1933, 1949, 1962
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1925
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1918
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1925
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016, 2018
Ties: 1909, 1933
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1925
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1905, 1974
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1903, 1920, 1931, 1937, 1940, 1966, 1972, 1977
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1912, 1971
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1925
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1927, 1939, 1978, 1981, 1990, 1994, 2010
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1898, 1900, 1918, 1925, 1931
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1939, 1940, 1957, 1961, 1966, 1981
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018, 2019
Ties: 1923, 1947, 1950, 1953, 1972
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1900
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1912, 1946, 1947, 1972, 1974, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/