Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1903
1-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2001
Apr–May 1903
2-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1967
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1992
Mar–May 1903
3-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 1934
Ties: 1899, 1909, 1911
Feb–May 1903
4-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1934
Ties: 1922, 1975
Jan–May 1903
5-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2015
Dec 1902–May 1903
6-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2015
Ties: 1975
Nov 1902–May 1903
7-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2015
Oct 1902–May 1903
8-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2015
Ties: 1913
Sep 1902–May 1903
9-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2015
Ties: 1955
Aug 1902–May 1903
10-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2015
Jul 1902–May 1903
11-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2015
Ties: 1912
Jun 1902–May 1903
12-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2015
Ties: 1955
Dec 1901–May 1903
18-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2015
Ties: 1933
Jun 1901–May 1903
24-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1913, 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2015
Ties: 1933
Jun 1900–May 1903
36-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1913, 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2016
Ties: 1921
Jun 1899–May 1903
48-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1913
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1899, 1951
Jun 1898–May 1903
60-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1913, 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2018
Ties: 1922, 1925, 1950, 1952

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/