Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2001
Ties: 1993
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1967
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1992
Ties: 2001
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Ties: 1928, 1990
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1934
Ties: 1907, 1958, 1970
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1985
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1958
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1904, 1925, 1927, 1950, 1961
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1982, 2011
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1966, 1982, 2011
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1900, 1956, 1966, 2010, 2011
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1963, 1995, 2010, 2011
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1905, 1932, 1936, 1943, 1954, 1980
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1913, 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 1978, 1979
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913, 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1927, 1943, 1969, 1985
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1913
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1928, 1971
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1913, 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1928, 1930, 1931, 1954, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1978

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/