Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2001
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1967
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1992
Ties: 1910, 1954
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2016, 2017
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 1978, 2001
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1928, 1970, 1994, 2001
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1918, 1938, 2008
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1918, 1961
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1918, 1928, 1961, 1982
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1905, 1928, 1963
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1928
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1937, 1970, 1971
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1913, 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1919, 1970, 1971, 1980, 1984
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1913, 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2016
Ties: 1906, 1907, 1929, 1958
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1908, 1956, 1957, 1967, 1974, 1975, 1976
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1913, 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1929, 1932, 1968

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/