Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2021
1-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1934
Apr–May 2021
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1934
Ties: 1895, 1911, 1937, 1972
Mar–May 2021
3-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 2005
Feb–May 2021
4-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1934
Ties: 1908, 1988, 1997
Jan–May 2021
5-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1934
Ties: 1896, 1928, 1935, 1953
Dec 2020–May 2021
6-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1934
Ties: 1921, 1935, 1938, 1977, 1990, 2014
Nov 2020–May 2021
7-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1934
Ties: 1940, 1963
Oct 2020–May 2021
8-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1934
Ties: 1940, 1967
Sep 2020–May 2021
9-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1934
Ties: 1986
Aug 2020–May 2021
10-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1934
Ties: 1992
Jul 2020–May 2021
11-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1934
Ties: 2003
Jun 2020–May 2021
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Ties: 2002, 2009
Dec 2019–May 2021
18-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
Ties: 1982
Jun 2019–May 2021
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 1982
Jun 2018–May 2021
36-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1914
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018
Jun 2017–May 2021
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1915
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018
Ties: 2004, 2006, 2015
Jun 2016–May 2021
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018
Ties: 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/