Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1951
1-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1937
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2014
Ties: 1923, 2017
Dec 1950–Jan 1951
2-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1949
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Nov 1950–Jan 1951
3-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1949
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2018
Ties: 1978, 2000
Oct 1950–Jan 1951
4-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2003
Sep 1950–Jan 1951
5-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1938, 1978, 1980, 2013
Aug 1950–Jan 1951
6-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2021
Ties: 2002, 2004, 2020
Jul 1950–Jan 1951
7-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015, 2018
Ties: 1918, 1934, 1940, 1981, 1997
Jun 1950–Jan 1951
8-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2018
Ties: 1982, 1992, 2006
May 1950–Jan 1951
9-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1993
Apr 1950–Jan 1951
10-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 1938, 1996
Mar 1950–Jan 1951
11-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1949
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Feb 1950–Jan 1951
12-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1949
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1940, 1960, 2001
Aug 1949–Jan 1951
18-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Ties: 1927, 1991, 1992, 2012
Feb 1949–Jan 1951
24-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1932, 1975, 2012
Feb 1948–Jan 1951
36-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1914
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016, 2017
Ties: 1924, 1947
Feb 1947–Jan 1951
48-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1907, 1947, 1966
Feb 1946–Jan 1951
60-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2018, 2019
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1903, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1909, 1947, 1952, 1957

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/