Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
74.0°F
(23.3°C)
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1899
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2020
Ties: 1919, 1964
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
75.2°F
(24.0°C)
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1942
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1984, 1986
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1937, 1986, 2005
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1910, 1988
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1986, 2008
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1948
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 2001, 2002
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 2005, 2008
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917, 1949
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1951, 1985
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1905, 1938, 1943, 1985
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1950
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1904, 1935, 1946, 1957, 1967
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913, 1917, 1949
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1924, 1946, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1971, 1979
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1913
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1943, 1944
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1927, 1932, 1969
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1913
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1929, 1935, 1954
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1930, 1944, 1959, 1971

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/