Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
16.0°F
(-8.9°C)
12.8°F
(-10.7°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1909
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1980
Ties: 1917, 1969, 1984, 2004
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
3.8°F
(2.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1898
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1995
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1898
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1898
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015, 2017
Ties: 2016
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1898
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1933, 1963
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1898
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1998
Ties: 1963
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1895, 1898
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1895, 1898
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1977, 2012, 2016, 2017
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1895
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1981, 2012, 2015
Ties: 2012, 2015
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1924
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2015
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1895
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1895
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015, 2017
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017
Ties: 2005
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1954, 1994, 2011
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1898
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1941, 1982, 1990, 1993, 2011
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1984, 1994, 2011

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  • 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/