Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1932, 1990
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1958
Ties: 1926
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1994
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1995
Ties: 1935
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1916
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1995, 2014
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1916
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1909, 1924, 1925, 1994
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1902, 1946, 1982
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1930, 1941, 1947, 1971
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014, 2017
Ties: 1905, 1925, 1946, 1965
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1924, 1957
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1916
82nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1898, 1921, 1935, 1956
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1927
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1911
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1982, 1998
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1911
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1895, 1907
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1902, 1921, 1925, 1944
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1912
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1896, 1900, 1944, 1952, 1953, 1957, 1971
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest to Date 1913
100th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1957, 1965

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/