Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1937
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2014
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1910
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1920, 1948, 1983
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 1899, 1922, 1969
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2021
Ties: 1896, 1909
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015, 2018
Ties: 1924, 1933, 1966
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2018
Ties: 1928, 1933, 1937, 1964
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 1928, 1933, 1999
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 1899, 1914, 1943, 1968, 1971
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 1899, 1914, 1915, 1933, 1973, 1977
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 1900, 1956, 1983, 1999
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1913
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Ties: 1921
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1913 1913
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2016
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1914
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2016, 2017
Ties: 1912, 1915, 1917, 1918, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1949
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1913
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 1910, 1912, 1914, 1916, 1923, 1924
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1913
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018, 2019
Ties: 1918, 1919, 1922, 1925

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/