Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1900
1-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1932, 1990
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1958
Ties: 1901, 1946, 1959
Nov–Dec 1900
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1994
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 1995
Ties: 1949, 1959, 1969, 2008, 2013
Oct–Dec 1900
3-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1916
56th Warmest Warmest to Date 1995, 2014
Sep–Dec 1900
4-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1916
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2020
Ties: 1957, 1970, 1998
Aug–Dec 1900
5-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2020
Ties: 1931, 1941
Jul–Dec 1900
6-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2020
Ties: 1918, 1982
Jun–Dec 1900
7-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1916
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2020
Ties: 1899, 1944
May–Dec 1900
8-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1916
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2020
Apr–Dec 1900
9-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1916
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2014, 2020
Ties: 1915, 1930
Mar–Dec 1900
10-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1896, 1945
Feb–Dec 1900
11-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1911
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1896, 1914, 1924, 1932, 1951, 1963
Jan–Dec 1900
12-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1911
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014
Ties: 1896, 1967, 1969, 1976
Jul 1899–Dec 1900
18-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
84th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1905, 1927, 1945, 1946, 1982, 1983, 1998
Jan 1899–Dec 1900
24-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Ties: 1896, 1897, 1944, 1952, 1953, 1957, 1971
Jan 1898–Dec 1900
36-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1913
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2016
Ties: 1898, 1905, 1907, 1915, 1925, 1956, 1973
Jan 1897–Dec 1900
48-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912, 1914
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2017
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1903, 1904, 1908, 1948, 1951
Jan 1896–Dec 1900
60-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912, 1913
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1901, 1904, 1907, 1908, 1950, 1956, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/