Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1942
1-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1937
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2014
Ties: 1911
Dec 1941–Jan 1942
2-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1949
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1914, 1945, 1954, 1983, 1995, 2016
Nov 1941–Jan 1942
3-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1949
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1943, 1954, 1956, 2010
Oct 1941–Jan 1942
4-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1946, 1964, 1975, 1976, 2005
Sep 1941–Jan 1942
5-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1966
Aug 1941–Jan 1942
6-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2021
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1979
Jul 1941–Jan 1942
7-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015, 2018
Ties: 1931, 1932, 1937, 1952, 1983
Jun 1941–Jan 1942
8-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1903, 1908, 1920, 1925, 1926, 1983
May 1941–Jan 1942
9-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1900, 1926, 1945, 1955, 1983
Apr 1941–Jan 1942
10-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1906, 1909, 1945
Mar 1941–Jan 1942
11-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1949
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1900, 1904, 1906, 1920, 1923, 1947
Feb 1941–Jan 1942
12-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1949
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1907, 1914, 1928, 1933, 1952
Aug 1940–Jan 1942
18-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1913
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Ties: 1906, 1948, 1970, 1977, 1984, 1999
Feb 1940–Jan 1942
24-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1913
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Ties: 1940, 1968, 1978, 1985
Feb 1939–Jan 1942
36-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1914
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016, 2017
Ties: 1941, 1962, 1992, 2013
Feb 1938–Jan 1942
48-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1937, 1943, 1984
Feb 1937–Jan 1942
60-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1913
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018, 2019
Ties: 1938, 1939, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/