Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1916
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2003
Ties: 1909
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1916, 1920
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2003
Ties: 1906, 1929, 1968, 1975, 1984, 1994, 2006
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1900, 1912
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1898, 1906
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2003
Ties: 1951, 1970
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2003, 2015
Ties: 1935, 1950, 1970
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1916
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2014
Ties: 1929, 1945
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2014
Ties: 1928, 1945, 1962, 1977
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2014, 2015
Ties: 1904, 1933, 1949, 1977, 1991, 1999
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1905, 1925, 1935, 1962
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1911, 1912
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1906, 1973
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1954, 1968, 1977
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1939, 1966, 1974, 1980, 2011
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1951, 1980
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1912, 1949
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1925, 1929, 1944, 1954, 1966, 1974, 1999
Nov 1935–Oct 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
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1931, 1932, 1952, 1984
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1912, 1913
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1927, 1929, 1935, 1968, 1969, 1985
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1940, 1960, 1963, 1982, 1984, 1987

Citing This Page

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