Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1916
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2003
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1916, 1920
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2003
Ties: 1954, 1998, 2005
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1900, 1912
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1904, 1947, 1953
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
68.8°F
(20.4°C)
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2003
Ties: 1896, 1926, 1928
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2003, 2015
Ties: 1918, 1922, 1978, 1999, 2000
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1916
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2014
Ties: 1974, 2000, 2004
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2014
Ties: 1939, 1966
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2014, 2015
Ties: 2000
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1936, 1959, 1981, 2009
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1911, 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1959
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2000, 2013
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1959
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1934
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912, 1949
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 1935, 1981, 1987, 2006
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1959
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1912, 1913
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1936, 1941, 1959, 1986
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1938, 1960, 1963, 1982, 1984, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/