Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1961
1-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1937
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2014
Dec 1960–Jan 1961
2-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1949
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1967, 1982, 1992
Nov 1960–Jan 1961
3-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1949
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Ties: 1904, 1958, 2008
Oct 1960–Jan 1961
4-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1896, 1945
Sep 1960–Jan 1961
5-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1900, 1960, 1965, 1976
Aug 1960–Jan 1961
6-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2021
Ties: 1954, 1965, 1999
Jul 1960–Jan 1961
7-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015, 2018
Ties: 1935, 1943, 1967
Jun 1960–Jan 1961
8-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
May 1960–Jan 1961
9-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1970
Apr 1960–Jan 1961
10-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1980, 1990, 2001, 2006
Mar 1960–Jan 1961
11-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1949
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1938, 1967, 1990, 1996, 2006
Feb 1960–Jan 1961
12-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1949
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1988, 2007, 2020
Aug 1959–Jan 1961
18-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1913
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2016
Ties: 1985, 1990
Feb 1959–Jan 1961
24-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1913
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2016
Ties: 1935, 1990
Feb 1958–Jan 1961
36-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1914
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017
Ties: 2002, 2007, 2008, 2011
Feb 1957–Jan 1961
48-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1913
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1962, 1990, 1993
Feb 1956–Jan 1961
60-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1913
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018, 2019
Ties: 1941, 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/