Climate at a Glance

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Colorado

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1909
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1980
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1972
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1928, 1948, 1985
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1898
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1938, 1984, 1990
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1898
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1973, 1987
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1898
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1899, 1906, 1926, 1997, 2006
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1941, 1959, 1969, 1973, 1984, 1997
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1973, 1984
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2021
Ties: 1935, 1941, 1944, 1978, 1992, 1997
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1897, 1902, 1967, 2009
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012, 2017
Ties: 1897, 1914, 1918, 1927, 1957, 1969, 1970
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1905, 1916, 1951, 1975
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1912
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1913
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1949, 1961, 1973, 1975, 1984
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913, 1914
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1947, 1959, 1960, 1977
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1915
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1963, 1965, 1978, 1984, 1987
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1916
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1904, 1911, 1945, 1953, 1961, 1977, 1986

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/