Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
14.7°F
(-9.6°C)
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
-9.0°F
(-5.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1937
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1986
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
-7.9°F
(-4.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1981
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
22.3°F
(-5.4°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1973
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Ties: 1925
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Ties: 1896
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Ties: 1909
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1913
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Ties: 1909, 1952
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1913
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1907, 1931, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1985
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1913
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1900, 1919, 1920
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1935
Ties: 1928, 1942, 1986, 1988
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1914, 1925
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1902, 1942, 1954
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1914
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2018
Ties: 1928, 1943, 1984, 1987
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1916
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1911, 1945, 1948, 1953, 1985, 1987
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1951, 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/