Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1932, 1990
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1958
Ties: 1941, 1976, 2006
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1994
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1995
Ties: 1899, 1923, 1955
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1916
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1995, 2014
Ties: 1906
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1916
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2014
Ties: 1926, 1940, 1960, 1975
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1916
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2014
Ties: 1896, 1915, 1935, 1951, 1965, 1973
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1916
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2014
Ties: 1931
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1916
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2014, 2017
Ties: 1903, 1906, 1943, 1951, 1957, 1985
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1916
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2014
Ties: 1903, 1913, 1935, 1954, 1975, 1985
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1916
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2014
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1921, 1935
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2014
Ties: 1952, 1957
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1911
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2014
Ties: 1905, 1913, 1915, 1918, 1927, 1953
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1911
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2014
Ties: 1942
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1904, 1941, 1947, 1969
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1912
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1919, 1948, 1965
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1905, 1907, 1915, 1925, 1973
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912, 1914
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1901, 1906, 1944, 1946, 1957
Jan 1952–Dec 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: 1952 1912, 1913
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1904, 1907, 1908, 1950, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/