Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1932, 1990
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1958
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1946
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1994
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1995
Ties: 1900, 1949, 1969, 2008, 2013
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 1995, 2014
Ties: 1939, 2001
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1943, 1953, 2005, 2010, 2019
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1979
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1980, 1981, 2006
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1950
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1929, 1936, 1967, 1988, 1999, 2019
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2014, 2020
Ties: 2003
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2014
Ties: 1997
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1911
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2014
Ties: 1958, 1988, 1995
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1911
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2014
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1992
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1912
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2008, 2009
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1913
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1961, 1981, 1990, 1994
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1912, 1914
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1936, 1962, 1986
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1912, 1913
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2018
Ties: 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/