Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1932, 1990
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1958
Ties: 2016
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1994
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1995
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1916
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1995
Ties: 1957
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2020
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2020
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1916
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2020
Ties: 1899, 1914, 1941
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1916
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2020
Ties: 1903, 1906, 1943, 1951, 1956, 1957, 1975
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1916
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2020
Ties: 1954, 1956, 1975
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1916
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2014, 2020
Ties: 1904
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1912
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2014
Ties: 1921, 1970, 2010
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1911
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2014
Ties: 1901, 1978
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1911
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2014
Ties: 1921, 1938, 1973
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1912
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1928, 1935, 1962, 1976, 1979
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1927, 1939, 1978, 1982, 1994
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1913
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1926, 1938, 1942, 1962, 1968, 1978, 1983
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1912, 1914
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1926, 1932
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1934, 1935, 1941, 1942, 1970, 1986

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/