Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2020
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
72.8°F
(22.7°C)
74.3°F
(23.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1912
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1949, 1983
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1908, 1952
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
68.8°F
(20.4°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899, 1907
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1920, 1982
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1896, 1915, 1921
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1948
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1920, 1965, 1998, 1999
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917, 1955
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1895, 1920, 1998, 1999
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917, 1949
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1906, 1945, 1950, 1973
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1906, 1969, 1971, 1995
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1897, 1925, 1982
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1927, 1947, 1974, 1982, 1998
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1913, 1917, 1949
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1898, 1910, 1916, 1933, 1944, 1948
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1909, 1950
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1913
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1907, 1916, 1925, 1933, 1946, 1951, 1955, 1965, 1974
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1913
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1944, 1947, 1958, 1974
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1913
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1900, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1951, 1953, 1975, 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/