Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2001
Ties: 2018
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1967
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1992
Ties: 1919
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1934
Ties: 1901, 1962
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 1934
Ties: 1896, 1919, 1962
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1944
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1964
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1898, 1920, 1973, 1975
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1971
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1919
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1915
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1944, 1973, 1983
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1900, 1906, 1915, 1930, 1946, 1966, 1969
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913, 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1905, 1926, 1932, 1937, 1938, 1944, 1963, 1983
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1913, 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2016
Ties: 1931, 1972
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1913
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1901, 1921, 1945
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913, 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1903, 1922, 1925, 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/