Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1977
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2001
Ties: 1896
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1967
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1992
Ties: 1927, 1930, 1980
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1934
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1960
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1895, 1950
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1907, 1916, 1956, 1983, 1985
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1910, 2011
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1902, 1908, 1910, 1925, 1935, 1953, 1974, 1991
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1927, 1935, 1991
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1925, 1974, 1977
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1897, 1902, 1916, 1923
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1907, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1956, 1966, 1967, 1977, 1998, 1999
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1897, 1907, 1914, 1924, 1948, 1975
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1913, 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1924, 1925, 1930, 1942, 1964, 1967, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1999
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913, 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2016
Ties: 1898, 1908
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1913
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1908, 1947, 1956, 1967, 1974, 1975, 1976
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1913, 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1908, 1933, 1975, 1976, 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/