Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1954
1-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
2.9°F
(1.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2001
Apr–May 1954
2-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1967
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1992
Ties: 1910, 1947
Mar–May 1954
3-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 1981, 1988
Feb–May 1954
4-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 1928, 1988, 2018
Jan–May 1954
5-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1943, 1988, 2001
Dec 1953–May 1954
6-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1941, 1994, 2005
Nov 1953–May 1954
7-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1943
Oct 1953–May 1954
8-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1926, 1988, 1994
Sep 1953–May 1954
9-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 1989
Aug 1953–May 1954
10-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1943, 1993, 2006
Jul 1953–May 1954
11-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1943, 1986
Jun 1953–May 1954
12-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1918, 1930, 1931, 1936, 1938, 1970, 1990, 1994
Dec 1952–May 1954
18-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1905, 1932, 1936, 1939, 1943, 1980
Jun 1952–May 1954
24-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1913, 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1936
Jun 1951–May 1954
36-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1913, 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2016
Ties: 1926, 1930, 1937, 1953, 1971
Jun 1950–May 1954
48-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1913
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1928, 1931, 1935, 1938, 1968, 1978, 1979
Jun 1949–May 1954
60-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1913, 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1928, 1930, 1931, 1939, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/