Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1928
1-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1924 2001
Ties: 1973
Apr–May 1928
2-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1967
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1992
Ties: 1943, 1959
Mar–May 1928
3-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1934
Ties: 1939
Feb–May 1928
4-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 1934
Ties: 1954, 1988, 2018
Jan–May 1928
5-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
Ties: 1987, 2003
Dec 1927–May 1928
6-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
Ties: 1970, 2006
Nov 1927–May 1928
7-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
Ties: 1947, 1970, 1994, 2001
Oct 1927–May 1928
8-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
Ties: 1968, 1990
Sep 1927–May 1928
9-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
Ties: 1905, 1924, 1926, 1960
Aug 1927–May 1928
10-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2015
Ties: 1918, 1947, 1961, 1982
Jul 1927–May 1928
11-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2015
Ties: 1905, 1947, 1963
Jun 1927–May 1928
12-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2015
Ties: 1947
Dec 1926–May 1928
18-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2015
Ties: 1925, 1944, 1958, 1962, 2011
Jun 1926–May 1928
24-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1913, 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2015
Ties: 1927, 1962, 1969, 2011
Jun 1925–May 1928
36-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1913, 1917
49th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1963, 1978, 1984
Jun 1924–May 1928
48-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1913
56th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1931, 1935, 1938, 1954, 1968, 1978, 1979
Jun 1923–May 1928
60-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1913, 1917
56th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1930, 1931, 1939, 1954, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1978

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  • 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/