Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of October 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2020

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
4.0°F
(2.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2001
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1967
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 1992
Ties: 1910, 1947, 1954
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1934
Ties: 2018
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1934
Ties: 1940
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1940
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1981
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2009
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1984
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2017
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2007
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1940, 1941, 1959, 1987, 2001, 2009
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1913, 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1913, 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 2019
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1913
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016, 2017, 2018
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913, 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/