Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1939
1-Month
75.6°F
(24.2°C)
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2020
Ties: 1929
Jul–Aug 1939
2-Month
75.6°F
(24.2°C)
74.3°F
(23.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1937, 1960, 1969, 1981
Jun–Aug 1939
3-Month
73.2°F
(22.9°C)
72.3°F
(22.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1896, 1990
May–Aug 1939
4-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1899, 1907
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1967, 1969
Apr–Aug 1939
5-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 2019
Mar–Aug 1939
6-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2017
Ties: 1990
Feb–Aug 1939
7-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1948
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1958, 2019
Jan–Aug 1939
8-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917, 1955
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1914, 1968
Dec 1938–Aug 1939
9-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917, 1949
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1958, 2008
Nov 1938–Aug 1939
10-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1914, 1958, 1977
Oct 1938–Aug 1939
11-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1904, 1905, 1941
Sep 1938–Aug 1939
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1900, 1924, 1928, 1985, 1993
Mar 1938–Aug 1939
18-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913, 1917, 1949
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1905, 1932, 1937
Sep 1937–Aug 1939
24-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1913
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1936, 1968, 1984
Sep 1936–Aug 1939
36-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1930, 1934, 1937, 1952, 1958, 1971
Sep 1935–Aug 1939
48-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1913
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1928, 1931, 1938, 1963, 1969, 1971, 1979, 1985
Sep 1934–Aug 1939
60-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1913
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1928, 1931, 1935, 1936, 1980, 1983

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/