Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1901
1-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1932, 1990
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1958
Ties: 1900, 1946, 1959
Nov–Dec 1901
2-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1994
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1995
Ties: 2016
Oct–Dec 1901
3-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1916
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1995, 2014
Sep–Dec 1901
4-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1916
56th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1936
Aug–Dec 1901
5-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1916
48th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1913, 1942, 1943, 1953, 1963
Jul–Dec 1901
6-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1916
49th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1945, 1974
Jun–Dec 1901
7-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1916
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2014, 2017
Ties: 1938, 1949, 1970
May–Dec 1901
8-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1916
66th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1922, 1945, 1949
Apr–Dec 1901
9-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1916
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1928, 1932, 1942, 1947, 1983
Mar–Dec 1901
10-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1912
73rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1917, 1951, 1967, 1972, 1983
Feb–Dec 1901
11-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1911
72nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1976, 1978, 1985
Jan–Dec 1901
12-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1911
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2014
Ties: 1906, 1929, 1937, 1938, 1951, 1953
Jul 1900–Dec 1901
18-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1932, 1933, 1972
Jan 1900–Dec 1901
24-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1912
68th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1943, 1954, 1966
Jan 1899–Dec 1901
36-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1913
84th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1947, 1953, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1976
Jan 1898–Dec 1901
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1912, 1914
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1906, 1944, 1946, 1956, 1957
Jan 1897–Dec 1901
60-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1912, 1913
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2018
Ties: 1900, 1904, 1907, 1908, 1950, 1956, 1975

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/