Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2001
Ties: 1975, 2015
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1967
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1992
Ties: 1961, 1974, 1976, 1982
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1895, 1897, 1919
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1899, 1920, 1938, 1949, 2010
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1901, 1920, 1923, 1938, 1982
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1907, 1916, 1957, 1983, 1985
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1916, 1974, 2010
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1950, 1958
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1946, 1953, 1958, 1965
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1900, 1939, 1966, 2010, 2011
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1950, 1958
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1907, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1957, 1966, 1967, 1998, 1999
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1918, 1922, 1923, 1945
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913, 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1904, 1945
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1913, 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1944, 1948, 1955, 1974
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1913
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1908, 1947, 1957, 1967, 1974, 1975, 1976
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1913, 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1906, 1907, 1951, 1953

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/