Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1937
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2014
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1949
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1903, 1906, 1947, 1975
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1949
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1944
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1902, 1905, 1943, 1965, 1990
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1900, 1961, 1965, 1976
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1944, 1990, 2005, 2007
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015, 2018
Ties: 1930, 1982
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1968
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1935, 1953, 1981, 2001
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1927, 1978, 1988, 2005, 2008
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1949
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1941, 2010, 2020
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1949
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1940, 1951, 2001
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1913
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Ties: 1993, 2004
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1913
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2002, 2006
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1914
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017
Ties: 1982, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1913
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1935, 1940, 1963, 1981, 1983, 1987
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1913
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018, 2019
Ties: 1935, 1936, 1940, 1943, 1971, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/