Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2001
Ties: 1925, 1989
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1967
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1992
Ties: 1952, 1993, 2006, 2015
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1900, 1985
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1934
Ties: 1993
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1924, 1968
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1951, 1988, 1989
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1914, 1930, 1941
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1931, 1951, 1987, 2003
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 2003, 2012
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1984
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 2012
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1993
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1913, 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1935, 1992
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913, 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2016
Ties: 2003, 2006
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1989, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2012, 2013
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1991 1913, 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 1961, 1962, 1963, 1982, 1991

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/