Climate at a Glance

City Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of April 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


San Francisco, California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1970, 1978
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Ties: 2020
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2018
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Ties: 2020
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2018
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 2016
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1950
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1950
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016
Ties: 2018
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1951, 1957
-- -- 2017
Ties: 2019, 2020
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1952
-- -- 2018
Ties: 2019, 2020, 2022
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1953
-- -- 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/