Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1897
1-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1937
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1903
Dec 1896–Jan 1897
2-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1949
45th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1998, 2004
Nov 1896–Jan 1897
3-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1949
68th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Oct 1896–Jan 1897
4-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
67th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1966
Sep 1896–Jan 1897
5-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
80th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1923, 1958, 1986, 2008
Aug 1896–Jan 1897
6-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
78th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1948
Jul 1896–Jan 1897
7-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
78th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015, 2018
Ties: 1907, 1923, 1936, 1964, 1985, 1995
Jun 1896–Jan 1897
8-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
58th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1939, 1946, 1956, 1962, 1971, 1994, 1995
May 1896–Jan 1897
9-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1944, 1948, 1962, 1976
Apr 1896–Jan 1897
10-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1896, 1904, 1928, 1933
Mar 1896–Jan 1897
11-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1949
88th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1901, 1936, 1946, 1952, 1956, 1979
Feb 1896–Jan 1897
12-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1949
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1899, 1902, 1930, 1931, 1955, 1977, 1979
Aug 1895–Jan 1897
18-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest to Date 1913
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1965
Feb 1895–Jan 1897
24-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1913
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1915, 1919, 1943, 1945, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1965

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/