Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1977
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2001
Ties: 1911
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1967
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 1992
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1934
Ties: 1907, 1929, 1938, 1995
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 1934
Ties: 1923, 1937, 1969, 1977
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2015
Ties: 1897, 1977
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2015
Ties: 1991
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2015
Ties: 1911, 1920, 1945
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2015
Ties: 1922
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2015
Ties: 1932, 1933
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2015
Ties: 1920, 1929, 1948
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2015
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2015
Ties: 1942, 1948
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2015
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1913, 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2015
Ties: 1922, 1950
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1913, 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2016
Ties: 1903
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1913
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1901, 1945, 1952
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1913, 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/