Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2001
Ties: 1948, 1964, 1980
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1967
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1992
Ties: 1964
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1934
Ties: 1922, 1953
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1934
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1971
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Ties: 1942, 1967
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Ties: 1909, 1919, 1942, 1962, 1973, 1979
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Ties: 1897, 1983, 1999
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1925, 1935, 1953, 1957, 1974, 1991
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1964, 1969
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1910, 1945
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1897, 1916, 1923, 1957
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1919, 1969, 1975, 1979
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Ties: 1919, 1929, 1938, 1973, 1974
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1913, 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2015
Ties: 1898, 1948, 1965
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1913, 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Ties: 1901, 1944, 1948, 1955, 1956, 1974
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1913
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1947, 1956, 1957, 1967, 1974, 1975, 1976
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-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, 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2018
Ties: 1904, 1905, 1909, 1948

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/