Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1948
1-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1916
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2003
Ties: 1954, 1960
Sep–Oct 1948
2-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1916, 1920
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2003
Ties: 1903, 1921, 1949, 1956, 1965, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2019
Aug–Oct 1948
3-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1900, 1912
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1896, 1926, 1968, 1982
Jul–Oct 1948
4-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1912
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2003
Ties: 1897, 1903, 1923
Jun–Oct 1948
5-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1912
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2003, 2015
Ties: 1914, 1954, 1965
May–Oct 1948
6-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1916
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2014
Ties: 1905, 1953
Apr–Oct 1948
7-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1912
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2014
Mar–Oct 1948
8-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1912
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2014, 2015
Ties: 1920
Feb–Oct 1948
9-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Jan–Oct 1948
10-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1911, 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1955
Dec 1947–Oct 1948
11-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1912
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1933
Nov 1947–Oct 1948
12-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1903
May 1947–Oct 1948
18-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1912
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1907, 1955
Nov 1946–Oct 1948
24-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1912, 1949
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1900, 1910, 1924, 1945
Nov 1945–Oct 1948
36-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1913
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1900, 1915, 1916, 1925, 1946, 1957
Nov 1944–Oct 1948
48-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1912, 1913
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1905, 1906, 1955, 1956, 1965, 1976
Nov 1943–Oct 1948
60-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1913
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1902, 1907, 1909, 1925, 1952

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/