Climate at a Glance

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Upper Colorado River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1909
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1980
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1895
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1954
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1898
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1950, 2017
Ties: 2007
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1898, 1912
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2021
Ties: 2007
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2021
Ties: 1901, 1944, 1994
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2021
Ties: 1942, 1955, 1996
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2021
Ties: 1940, 1954, 2006, 2019
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2021
Ties: 1950, 1969, 2019
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2021
Ties: 1952, 1955, 1976, 1986
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1925, 1966, 2011
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1895, 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2012
Ties: 1959
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1934
Ties: 1987
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1921, 1966, 1983
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899, 1913
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1911, 1968, 1969, 1985
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1898
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 1902, 1970
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018
Ties: 1904, 1928, 1971, 1973

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 10, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/