Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1937
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2014
Ties: 1914, 1920, 1976
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2018
Ties: 1942, 1943, 1954, 2010
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1967, 1977, 2012, 2017
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1954, 1970
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1967
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015, 2018
Ties: 1914, 2005
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2018
Ties: 1897, 1939, 1946, 1962, 1971, 1994, 1995
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1943, 1987
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1923, 1929, 1952, 1955, 1965
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1949
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1897, 1901, 1936, 1946, 1952, 1979
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1949
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1900, 1950, 1983, 1999
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1909, 1922, 1924
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1913
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1897, 1900, 1905, 1915, 1919, 1943, 1945, 1955, 1958, 1965
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1914
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016, 2017
Ties: 1903, 1906, 1908, 1926, 1958, 1974
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1945, 1946, 1948, 1958
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1913
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018, 2019
Ties: 1946, 1958, 1966, 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/