Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2001
Ties: 1937
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1992
Ties: 1978
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1934
Ties: 1905, 1915, 1958, 1961
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1934
Ties: 1907, 1939, 1958
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1905
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1930, 2006
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1928, 1947, 1994, 2001
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1924, 1936, 1938, 1963
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1930, 1993, 2001
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1980, 1986, 1987, 2001
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1914, 1930, 1993
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1918, 1931, 1936, 1954, 1990, 1994
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1937, 1947, 1971
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1913, 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1905, 1919, 1947, 1971, 1980, 1984
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913, 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2016
Ties: 1935, 1942, 1983, 2000
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1934, 1980, 1985
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913, 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Ties: 1928, 1930, 1931, 1939, 1954, 1971, 1972, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/