Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2001
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1967
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1992
Ties: 1898, 1925
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1954, 1981
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1934
Ties: 1928, 1954, 2009, 2018
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1943, 1954, 2001
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1951, 1989, 2002
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1980
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1926, 1954, 1994, 2006
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1951, 1968, 1980, 1994
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1951
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1938, 1960, 1980, 1994, 2005
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1941, 1960, 1980, 1982, 1993, 2005
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1989, 2000
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913, 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 2000
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913, 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2016
Ties: 1940, 1960, 1982, 1989, 1990
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1981, 1991
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913, 1917
29th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1989, 1995

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