Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
74.7°F
(23.7°C)
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1897, 1935
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1905, 1910, 1913, 1973, 1980, 2000
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
73.6°F
(23.1°C)
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1967
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1907
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2017
Ties: 1984, 2008, 2012
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1934, 1936, 1959, 2009
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 1959, 1994
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1948
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2000
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1926
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917, 1949
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1992, 1997
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1981, 1992, 2000, 2013
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913, 1917, 1949
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1996, 2009, 2019
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 2006, 2010
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1982, 1988, 1993, 2001
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1959, 1982, 1986
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1938, 1960, 1963, 1982, 1985, 1991

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/