Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1949
1-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1932, 1990
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1958
Ties: 1927, 1970, 2007
Nov–Dec 1949
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1994
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1995
Ties: 1900, 1959, 1969, 2008, 2013
Oct–Dec 1949
3-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1995, 2014
Ties: 1896, 1936, 1963, 1993
Sep–Dec 1949
4-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2020
Ties: 1989, 1997, 2006
Aug–Dec 1949
5-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2020
Ties: 1903, 1932, 1944, 1945, 1960, 1998, 2000
Jul–Dec 1949
6-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2020
Ties: 1904, 1963
Jun–Dec 1949
7-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2020
Ties: 1901, 1938, 1970
May–Dec 1949
8-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2020
Ties: 1901, 1922, 1945
Apr–Dec 1949
9-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2014, 2020
Ties: 1917, 1974
Mar–Dec 1949
10-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2014
Ties: 1928
Feb–Dec 1949
11-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1911
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2014
Ties: 1906, 1917, 1925, 1933, 1938, 1945, 1952
Jan–Dec 1949
12-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1911
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2014
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1908, 1909, 1944, 1955, 1971
Jul 1948–Dec 1949
18-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1916, 1920
Jan 1948–Dec 1949
24-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Jan 1947–Dec 1949
36-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1913
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Ties: 1903, 1914, 1922, 1924
Jan 1946–Dec 1949
48-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1912, 1914
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1909, 1915, 1916, 1920, 1923
Jan 1945–Dec 1949
60-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912, 1913
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1909, 1917, 1918, 1921, 1924, 1948

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/