Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1908

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1908
1-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2001
Apr–May 1908
2-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1967
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 1992
Ties: 1899, 1918, 1983, 1995
Mar–May 1908
3-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1907 1934
Ties: 1980
Feb–May 1908
4-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 1934
Jan–May 1908
5-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2015
Dec 1907–May 1908
6-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2015
Ties: 1896, 1999
Nov 1907–May 1908
7-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2015
Ties: 1907, 1935, 1946, 1965, 1985, 1995
Oct 1907–May 1908
8-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2015
Ties: 1902, 1910, 1925, 1935, 1953, 1957, 1974, 1991
Sep 1907–May 1908
9-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2015
Ties: 1902, 1906, 1964, 1969
Aug 1907–May 1908
10-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2015
Ties: 1896, 1915, 1962, 1969
Jul 1907–May 1908
11-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2015
Ties: 1896, 1901, 1919, 1973
Jun 1907–May 1908
12-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1903 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2015
Ties: 1929
Dec 1906–May 1908
18-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2015
Ties: 1898, 1904, 1976
Jun 1906–May 1908
24-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1913, 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2015
Ties: 1911, 1916, 1923
Jun 1905–May 1908
36-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1913, 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2016
Ties: 1898, 1957
Jun 1904–May 1908
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1913
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1907 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1947, 1956, 1957, 1967, 1974, 1975, 1976
Jun 1903–May 1908
60-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1913, 1917
87th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1933, 1957, 1975, 1976, 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/