Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2001
Ties: 1944, 1968
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1967
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1992
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 1904, 1969
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 1899, 1920, 1938, 1956, 2010
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1913, 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1922 1913, 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Ties: 1912, 1918, 1919
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1913
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1911, 1950
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1913, 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1923

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  • 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/