Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
12.3°F
(-10.9°C)
12.8°F
(-10.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1909
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1980
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
17.2°F
(-8.2°C)
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1898
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1901, 1997
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1898
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1898
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015, 2017
Ties: 1917, 1986
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1898
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1934, 1946, 1996, 2002
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1898
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1998
Ties: 1939, 1947, 1962
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1895, 1898
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1921, 1940, 2011
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1895, 1898
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1984
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1895
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1981, 2012, 2015
Ties: 2004
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1924
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2015
Ties: 1936, 1941, 2019
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1895
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1957, 1987, 1997, 2013
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1895
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015, 2017
Ties: 1925, 1943, 1972
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1946, 1965, 1969
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016, 2017
Ties: 1963
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1899
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1936, 2008
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1898
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1936, 1986, 1987, 1992
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1938, 1983, 1985, 1991, 1992

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/