Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1946
1-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1937
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2014
Ties: 2013
Dec 1945–Jan 1946
2-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1949
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1904, 1928
Nov 1945–Jan 1946
3-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1949
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1922, 1964, 1989
Oct 1945–Jan 1946
4-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2015
Ties: 1942, 1964, 1975, 1976, 2005
Sep 1945–Jan 1946
5-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2015
Ties: 1991, 2005
Aug 1945–Jan 1946
6-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2021
Ties: 1936, 1939, 1945, 2001
Jul 1945–Jan 1946
7-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015, 2018
Ties: 1911, 1927, 1991, 1994
Jun 1945–Jan 1946
8-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2018
Ties: 1897, 1939, 1956, 1962, 1971, 1994, 1995
May 1945–Jan 1946
9-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1902, 1914, 1923, 1936, 1963
Apr 1945–Jan 1946
10-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2015
Ties: 1936, 1937, 1944, 1962
Mar 1945–Jan 1946
11-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1949
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2015
Ties: 1897, 1901, 1936, 1952, 1956, 1979
Feb 1945–Jan 1946
12-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1949
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2015
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1918, 1936, 1939, 1943, 1964
Aug 1944–Jan 1946
18-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2016
Ties: 1911, 1958, 1983
Feb 1944–Jan 1946
24-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1913
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1899, 1903, 1912, 1923
Feb 1943–Jan 1946
36-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1914
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1945, 1973
Feb 1942–Jan 1946
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1945, 1948, 1956, 1958
Feb 1941–Jan 1946
60-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1913
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2018, 2019
Ties: 1956, 1958, 1966, 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/