Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1977
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2001
Ties: 1965
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1967
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1992
Ties: 1928, 1943
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Ties: 1984, 1990, 1994, 2009
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1934
Ties: 1966, 1994, 2005
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1936, 1994
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 1926
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 2007, 2009, 2013, 2017
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 2004
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1997
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2000
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2000
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2000
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1940, 1941, 2001, 2009
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1913, 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1940, 1981, 1982, 1987, 1989
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1913, 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Ties: 1980, 1995, 1999, 2012
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1913
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1936, 1942, 1986
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1913, 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2018
Ties: 1927, 1965, 1969, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/