Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1977
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2001
Ties: 1966, 2013
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1967
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 1992
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 1934
Ties: 1895, 1919, 1930, 1956
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1895 1934
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1921, 1977
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1918, 1946
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1902, 1983, 1999
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
85th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1972, 1995, 2010
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
89th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1923, 1999
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
91st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1906, 1923, 1944
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1902, 1916, 1923, 1957
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1904, 1935, 1953, 1962, 1965, 1972, 1976
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1907, 1914, 1924, 1948, 1957, 1975
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest to Date 1913, 1917
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1907, 1929, 1946, 1953, 1955, 1973, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/