Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2001
Ties: 1996
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1992
Ties: 1914, 2008
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1925, 1946, 1978
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1895, 1951, 1973, 1980
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1973, 1974, 1999, 2010
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1902, 1909, 1919, 1942, 1962, 1967, 1973
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1919, 1962
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1945, 1983
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1896, 1901, 1983
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1899, 1964, 1983
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1899, 1906, 1910, 1962
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1902, 1919, 1969, 1975
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1926
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1913, 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1939, 1978
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913, 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1932, 1934, 1938, 1968
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1913
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1931, 1935, 1938, 1954, 1968, 1978
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913, 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1927, 1959, 1965, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/