Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1896
1-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1932, 1990
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 1958
Ties: 1938, 1996
Nov–Dec 1896
2-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1994
58th Warmest Warmest to Date 1995
Ties: 1954
Oct–Dec 1896
3-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
56th Warmest Warmest to Date 1995, 2014
Ties: 1936, 1949, 1963, 1993
Sep–Dec 1896
4-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1923
Aug–Dec 1896
5-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
85th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1915, 1935, 1951, 1956, 1965, 1973
Jul–Dec 1896
6-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1922, 1932, 1984, 1993, 2000
Jun–Dec 1896
7-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
55th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014, 2017
Ties: 1945, 1983, 1990
May–Dec 1896
8-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
71st Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1942, 1961, 1993, 2011
Apr–Dec 1896
9-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1903, 1918, 1955, 1964, 1978
Mar–Dec 1896
10-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1900, 1945
Feb–Dec 1896
11-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1911
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1924, 1932, 1951, 1963
Jan–Dec 1896
12-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1911
60th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1900, 1967, 1969, 1976
Jul 1895–Dec 1896
18-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1901, 1906, 1932, 1933, 1972
Jan 1895–Dec 1896
24-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
89th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1897, 1900, 1944, 1952, 1953, 1957, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/