Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2001
Ties: 1927, 1935
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1967
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1992
Ties: 1905, 1915, 1922, 1944, 1977
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1934
Ties: 1952, 1962
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1934
Ties: 1915, 1927, 1965, 1983, 2019
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1920, 1923, 1938, 1956, 1982
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1927
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1918, 1972, 1977
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1907, 1916, 1946, 1953, 1976
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1896, 1979, 1983
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1909, 1937
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1896, 1919, 1973
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1911, 1944, 1952, 1973, 1983
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
74th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1963, 1966, 1967, 1977
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1913, 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1964
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1913, 1917
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1902, 1944, 1948, 1955, 1956, 1974
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1913
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1921, 1945, 1952
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1913, 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2018
Ties: 1900, 1906, 1907, 1951, 1953, 1956

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/