Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2001
Ties: 1910, 2000
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1967
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1992
Ties: 1936
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1934
Ties: 1914
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1934
Ties: 1924, 1936, 1943, 1968
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1981, 1984
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 2009
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1951, 2006
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1943, 1989
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 2002, 2003
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 2002
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1984
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1978, 1985, 1986, 2010
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1913, 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1934, 1994
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1913, 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2016
Ties: 1959, 1980, 1999
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1913
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1989, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2002, 2013
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913, 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2018
Ties: 1990, 1994, 1999, 2001

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/