Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1895
1-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
59th Warmest Warmest to Date 2001
Ties: 1951, 1983, 1994
Apr–May 1895
2-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1967
63rd Warmest Warmest to Date 1992
Mar–May 1895
3-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
69th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1897, 1919, 1930, 1956
Feb–May 1895
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
69th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1905, 1951, 1973, 1979, 1980
Jan–May 1895
5-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
76th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1950, 1957

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/