Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-5.3°F
(-2.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1977
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2001
Ties: 1933
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1967
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1992
Ties: 1896
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1934
Ties: 1902, 1922
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 1934
Ties: 1944
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1969, 2011
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1908, 1999
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1899, 1920, 1923, 1945, 1971
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1916, 1946, 1976
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1946, 1956, 1958, 1965
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1904, 1935, 1965, 1995
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1900, 1924, 1946, 1985, 1995
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1897, 1904, 1935, 1962, 1965, 1972, 1976
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2015
Ties: 1899, 1910, 1916
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913, 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2015
Ties: 1897, 1907, 1929, 1946, 1955, 1973, 1974
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913, 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2016
Ties: 1931, 1952, 1972
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1927, 1930, 1964, 1969
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913, 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1906, 1907, 1951, 1956

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/