Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1909
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1980
Ties: 1988
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1972
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2021
Ties: 1928, 1979, 1985
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1898
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2021
Ties: 1920, 1928, 1983, 1993
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1898
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2021
Ties: 1914, 1991
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1898
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2021
Ties: 1969, 1982, 1984
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2021
Ties: 1899, 1904, 1945, 1956, 1957, 1982, 1991
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2021
Ties: 1897, 1899, 1926
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2021
Ties: 1969, 1986
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1912
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2021
Ties: 1896, 1953, 1959, 1969
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1918, 1982, 1984
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1912
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012, 2017
Ties: 1911, 1971, 1993
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1912
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1918, 1993
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 1918, 1926, 1960, 1961, 1972, 1985
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1905, 1945, 1976
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1913, 1914
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1927, 1945, 1946, 1965
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1915
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1944, 1949, 1962
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1916
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1910, 1949, 1969, 1970

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/