Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1939
1-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1932, 1990
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1929 1958
Nov–Dec 1939
2-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1994
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 1995
Oct–Dec 1939
3-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1916
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1995, 2014
Ties: 1959, 2001
Sep–Dec 1939
4-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1916
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2014
Ties: 1929, 1979, 2015
Aug–Dec 1939
5-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1916
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2014
Ties: 1917, 1929, 1967
Jul–Dec 1939
6-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1916
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2014
Ties: 1933, 1988, 1999, 2002, 2015
Jun–Dec 1939
7-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1916
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2014, 2017
Ties: 1988, 1999
May–Dec 1939
8-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1916
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2014
Ties: 1950, 1992, 1997
Apr–Dec 1939
9-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1916
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 2002, 2006
Mar–Dec 1939
10-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2014
Ties: 1981, 2003
Feb–Dec 1939
11-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1911
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2014
Ties: 1960, 1989
Jan–Dec 1939
12-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1911
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2014
Ties: 1931, 1987
Jul 1938–Dec 1939
18-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1936, 1970, 1978, 1986, 2010
Jan 1938–Dec 1939
24-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1927, 1967, 1978, 1982, 1985, 1994
Jan 1937–Dec 1939
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1927, 1942, 1958, 1970
Jan 1936–Dec 1939
48-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1912, 1914
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1942, 1980, 1982, 1983
Jan 1935–Dec 1939
60-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1912, 1913
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1959

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/