Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1905

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1905
1-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 2001
Ties: 2010
Apr–May 1905
2-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1967
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1992
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1922, 1944, 1977
Mar–May 1905
3-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1934
Ties: 1915, 1958, 1961, 1970
Feb–May 1905
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 1934
Ties: 1895, 1951, 1973, 1979, 1980
Jan–May 1905
5-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1910, 1958, 1966, 1980
Dec 1904–May 1905
6-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Nov 1904–May 1905
7-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1989, 2019
Oct 1904–May 1905
8-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1924, 1936, 1963, 1970
Sep 1904–May 1905
9-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2015
Ties: 1924, 1926, 1928, 1960
Aug 1904–May 1905
10-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
46th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Jul 1904–May 1905
11-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1928, 1947, 1963
Jun 1904–May 1905
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1927, 1939, 1963, 1995, 2010, 2011
Dec 1903–May 1905
18-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
51st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1932, 1936, 1939, 1943, 1954, 1980
Jun 1903–May 1905
24-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1913, 1917
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1926, 1932, 1937, 1938, 1944, 1952, 1963, 1983
Jun 1902–May 1905
36-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1913, 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2016
Ties: 1900, 1933, 1951, 1966, 1973, 1975
Jun 1901–May 1905
48-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1913
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1906, 1925, 1948, 1955, 1958
Jun 1900–May 1905
60-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1913, 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1904 2018
Ties: 1902, 1904, 1909, 1948

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/