Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1932

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1932
1-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2001
Ties: 1913, 1920, 1999
Apr–May 1932
2-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1967
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1992
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1923, 1945
Mar–May 1932
3-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1934
Ties: 1941
Feb–May 1932
4-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1934
Ties: 1906, 1991
Jan–May 1932
5-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1935, 1945
Dec 1931–May 1932
6-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Nov 1931–May 1932
7-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1929, 1975
Oct 1931–May 1932
8-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1912, 1937
Sep 1931–May 1932
9-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1921, 1933
Aug 1931–May 1932
10-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1973
Jul 1931–May 1932
11-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1911, 1945, 1969, 1983
Jun 1931–May 1932
12-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1906
Dec 1930–May 1932
18-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1905, 1936, 1939, 1943, 1954, 1980
Jun 1930–May 1932
24-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1913, 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1905, 1926, 1937, 1938, 1944, 1952, 1963, 1983
Jun 1929–May 1932
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1913, 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2016
Ties: 1934, 1938, 1968, 1979
Jun 1928–May 1932
48-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1913
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1926, 1929, 1944, 1953, 1972
Jun 1927–May 1932
60-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1913, 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2018
Ties: 1929, 1947, 1968

Citing This Page

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