Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1937
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1949
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2018
Ties: 1927, 1977, 2002, 2013
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1949
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2018
Ties: 1945
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Ties: 1939, 1948, 1971
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Ties: 1922, 1950, 1969
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
74th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1971
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015, 2018
Ties: 1922, 1945
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2018
Ties: 1919, 1922, 1985
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Ties: 1904, 1925, 1929, 1964, 1969
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1914, 1943, 1950, 1968, 1971
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1949
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1933, 1950, 1973, 1977
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1949
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Ties: 1897, 1902, 1930, 1931, 1955, 1977, 1979
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1913
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
Ties: 1903, 1926, 1945, 1973, 1974
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1913
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
Ties: 1903, 1912, 1923, 1946
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1914
99th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017
Ties: 1916, 1920, 1957, 1966
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest to Date 1913
101st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1903, 1905, 1906, 1925, 1926, 1957

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  • 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/