Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1937
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1905 2014
Ties: 1948, 1978, 1984
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1949
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1978
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1949
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1959
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 2004
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1938, 1978, 1981, 2014, 2016
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015, 2018
Ties: 1918, 1934, 1951, 1981, 1997
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 2000
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1997
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1949
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 2005
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1949
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 1951, 1960, 2001
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1942, 1968, 1978, 1985
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1914
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016, 2017
Ties: 1935, 1936, 1980, 1983
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1935, 1960, 1963, 1981, 1983, 1987
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018, 2019
Ties: 1935, 1936, 1943, 1960, 1971, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/