Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2001
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1978
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1967
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1992
Ties: 1960
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1934
Ties: 1907, 1921, 1929, 1995
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1934
Ties: 1899, 1920, 1949, 1956, 2010
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1901, 1920, 1923, 1956, 1982
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1910, 2008
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1958, 1966, 1993
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1924, 1936, 1963, 1970
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1905, 1941, 2005
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1936, 1941, 2005
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1960, 1980, 1988, 1994, 2005
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1930, 1987, 2008
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1902, 1919, 1929, 1942, 1973, 1974
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913, 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1926, 1932, 1937, 1944, 1952, 1963, 1983
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913, 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1932, 1934, 1968, 1979
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1913
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1931, 1935, 1954, 1968, 1978, 1979
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913, 1917
38th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1941, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/