Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1932, 1990
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1958
Ties: 1912
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1994
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1995
Ties: 1992
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1916
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1995, 2014
Ties: 1918, 1961
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1916
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1902, 1918, 1928, 1984
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1916
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1922, 1923
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1916
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1903, 1915, 1935, 1954, 1965, 1994
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1916
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014, 2017
Ties: 1931, 1963, 1968, 1975
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2014
Ties: 1906, 1918, 1927, 1953
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1916
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2014
Ties: 1897, 1921, 1935, 1956
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1913, 1918, 1925, 1946
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1911
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1930, 2011
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1911
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1915, 1933, 1946, 1965, 1998
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
14th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Ties: 1899, 1919, 1948, 1956, 1965
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1913
96th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1907, 1915, 1925, 1956, 1973
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912, 1914
102nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1903, 1904, 1908, 1948, 1951

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/