Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1896
1-Month
73.0°F
(22.8°C)
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1899
95th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 1944, 1980, 1985
Jul–Aug 1896
2-Month
74.4°F
(23.6°C)
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
64th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1922, 1964, 1966, 1986, 1997
Jun–Aug 1896
3-Month
73.2°F
(22.9°C)
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1939, 1990
May–Aug 1896
4-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1899, 1907
59th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1935, 1979, 1989
Apr–Aug 1896
5-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1895 2017
Ties: 1917, 1933, 1971, 1982, 2011
Mar–Aug 1896
6-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
81st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1915, 1921, 1956
Feb–Aug 1896
7-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1948
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1946
Jan–Aug 1896
8-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917, 1955
55th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1905, 1910
Dec 1895–Aug 1896
9-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917, 1949
66th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1957
Nov 1895–Aug 1896
10-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1935, 1967, 1993, 2011
Oct 1895–Aug 1896
11-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
69th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1935, 1967, 1974, 1985, 2011
Sep 1895–Aug 1896
12-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1925, 1945, 1976, 1991, 1995
Mar 1895–Aug 1896
18-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1913, 1917, 1949
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1897, 1919, 1953, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/