Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1932, 1990
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1958
Ties: 1969
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1994
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1995
Ties: 1899, 1923, 1956
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1916
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1995, 2014
Ties: 1940, 1967, 2013
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1916
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2020
Ties: 1963, 1966, 1974, 1987, 2009, 2013
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1916
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1987, 1997, 2009, 2010
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1916
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2020
Ties: 1906, 1910, 1926, 1976, 1990
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1916
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2020
Ties: 1910, 1922, 1932, 1952, 1953
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1916
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2020
Ties: 1921, 1928, 1932, 1943, 1994
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1916
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2014, 2020
Ties: 1896, 1903, 1918, 1964, 1978
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1912
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2014
Ties: 1915, 1924, 1930, 1935
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1911
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2014
Ties: 1895, 1965
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1911
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2014
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1908, 1909, 1944, 1949, 1971
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1912
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1912
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1907, 1910, 1914, 1946, 1975, 1976, 1983
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 1902, 1944, 1945, 1964
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1912, 1914
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1902, 1947, 1950, 1965
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1912, 1913
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2018
Ties: 1946, 1951, 1957

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/