Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1977
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2001
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1967
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1992
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1934
Ties: 1901, 1952
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 1934
Ties: 1896, 1919, 1952
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1898, 1918
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1902, 1909, 1919, 1942, 1973, 1979
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1919, 1979
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1923, 1942, 1964, 1971
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1909
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1896, 1908, 1915, 1969
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1899, 1910, 1979
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1897, 1904, 1935, 1953, 1965, 1972, 1976
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1925, 1928, 1944, 1958, 2011
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1913, 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1969, 2011
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1913, 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1981
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1913
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1941, 1961, 1993, 1994, 2000, 2011
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1913, 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1961, 1963, 1982, 1991, 2002

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/