Climate at a Glance

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Upper Colorado River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1909
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1980
Ties: 2011, 2012
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1895
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1955, 2002
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1898
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1950, 2017
Ties: 1902
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1898, 1912
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2021
Ties: 1899
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1912
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2021
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1948, 1957, 1975, 1984
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2021
Ties: 1904, 1906, 1945, 1975, 1982, 1985
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1912
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2021
Ties: 1896, 1918, 1941, 1948, 1978, 1992
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1912
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2021
Ties: 1931, 1965, 1967
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1912
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2021
Ties: 1957
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1912
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1897, 1902, 1905, 1929, 1930, 1964
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1912
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1956, 1957, 1979
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1895, 1912
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1925, 1933, 1985
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1934
Ties: 1900, 1945, 1976
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1902, 1961
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1899, 1913
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1907, 1922, 1923, 1926, 1950, 1957, 1974
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1898
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1902, 1953
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1945

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/