Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
14.2°F
(-9.9°C)
12.8°F
(-10.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1909
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1980
Ties: 1991, 1993, 2015
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
14.7°F
(-9.6°C)
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1898
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1898
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1923
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1898
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015, 2017
Ties: 1900, 1915, 1925, 1935, 1959
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1898
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1926, 1931
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1898
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1899, 1907, 1944
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1895, 1898
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1899, 1906, 1914, 1926, 1944, 1972
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1895, 1898
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1896, 1943, 1944, 1952
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1895
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1981, 2012, 2015
Ties: 1897, 1972, 1978
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1924
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012, 2015
Ties: 1926, 1942, 1967
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1895
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1960, 1961, 1965, 1970, 1993
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1895
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015, 2017
Ties: 1942, 1944
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1908, 1909, 1915, 1932, 1968
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016, 2017
Ties: 1908, 1928, 1943, 1944, 1950, 1971
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1956, 1963, 1984, 1985
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1898
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1939, 1958, 1961, 1963, 1972
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1910, 1945, 1950, 1953, 1964

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/