Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, September 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1938
1-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1986
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2020
Ties: 1958, 1981, 2010
Aug–Sep 1938
2-Month
72.0°F
(22.2°C)
71.1°F
(21.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1900
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1979, 1987, 1988, 2000
Jul–Sep 1938
3-Month
73.1°F
(22.8°C)
72.3°F
(22.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1900
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1970
Jun–Sep 1938
4-Month
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1935, 1939, 1969, 1970, 1977, 2010
May–Sep 1938
5-Month
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1988
Apr–Sep 1938
6-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1897, 1910, 1924, 1947
Mar–Sep 1938
7-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2014
Ties: 1914
Feb–Sep 1938
8-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1911
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1925, 1935, 1946, 2010
Jan–Sep 1938
9-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1903, 1911, 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1905, 1910, 1969, 1979, 1980, 1991
Dec 1937–Sep 1938
10-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917, 1933
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1954, 1972, 1980, 2011
Nov 1937–Sep 1938
11-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1924, 1943, 1968
Oct 1937–Sep 1938
12-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1928, 1943, 1970
Apr 1937–Sep 1938
18-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1935, 1936, 1987
Oct 1936–Sep 1938
24-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1913, 1917, 1949
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1943, 1947, 1957, 1962, 1966, 1977
Oct 1935–Sep 1938
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1926, 1931, 1932, 1969
Oct 1934–Sep 1938
48-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1913
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017, 2018
Ties: 1928, 1939, 1968, 1979
Oct 1933–Sep 1938
60-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
34th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1960, 1962, 1984, 1989, 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/