Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1909
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1980
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1972
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2021
Ties: 1968
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1898
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2021
Ties: 1979, 1984, 1990
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1898
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2021
Ties: 1903, 1926, 1935, 1975
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1898
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2021
Ties: 1904, 1966, 1983, 1990, 1996, 2002
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1912
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2021
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1912
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2021
Ties: 1952, 1964, 1987, 1997
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2021
Ties: 1941, 1946, 1965, 1974
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2021
Ties: 1902, 1947, 1964, 1991
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1959, 1978, 1991, 1997
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1953
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1956, 1988, 2013
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1934
Ties: 1989, 1990, 2008, 2009, 2019
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1913
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1921, 1927, 1933, 1956, 1957, 1993
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913, 1914
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1937, 1939, 1958, 1964
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1915
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1980
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1916
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1937, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/