Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2001
Ties: 1909
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1967
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1992
Ties: 1956, 1974, 1976, 1982
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1934
Ties: 1905, 1915, 1958, 1970
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1934
Ties: 1904, 1963, 2006
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 2008
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1968, 1976
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1904, 1925, 1927, 1939, 1950
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1977
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1918, 1947
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1918, 1928, 1947
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1936, 1941
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1943, 1951, 2001, 2006
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1934
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1913, 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1990, 2006
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1913, 1917
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1994, 2007, 2008, 2013
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1913
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1941, 1993, 1994, 2000, 2011
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1913, 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1962, 1963, 1982, 1991, 2002

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/