Climate at a Glance

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Upper Colorado River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2021
1-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1909
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1980
Nov–Dec 2021
2-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
6.2°F
(3.4°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1895
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Oct–Dec 2021
3-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1898
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1950, 2017
Ties: 1933
Sep–Dec 2021
4-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
4.1°F
(2.2°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1898, 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Aug–Dec 2021
5-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Jul–Dec 2021
6-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Jun–Dec 2021
7-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
May–Dec 2021
8-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Apr–Dec 2021
9-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Mar–Dec 2021
10-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–Dec 2021
11-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jan–Dec 2021
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1895, 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jul 2020–Dec 2021
18-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Ties: 2017, 2018
Jan 2020–Dec 2021
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Ties: 2015, 2016
Jan 2019–Dec 2021
36-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899, 1913
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 2005, 2007, 2015
Jan 2018–Dec 2021
48-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1898
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018
Ties: 2003, 2020
Jan 2017–Dec 2021
60-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/