Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1965

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1965
1-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1977
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2001
Ties: 1959
Apr–May 1965
2-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1967
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 1992
Ties: 1929, 2003
Mar–May 1965
3-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 1934
Ties: 1927
Feb–May 1965
4-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 1934
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1927, 1983
Jan–May 1965
5-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1896, 1907, 1927, 1946, 1963
Dec 1964–May 1965
6-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1910, 1938, 1982, 2008
Nov 1964–May 1965
7-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1935, 1946, 1985, 1995
Oct 1964–May 1965
8-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1977
Sep 1964–May 1965
9-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1946, 1953, 1956, 1958
Aug 1964–May 1965
10-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1904, 1935, 1953
Jul 1964–May 1965
11-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1907, 1927, 1935, 1966, 1972, 1991, 1999
Jun 1964–May 1965
12-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2015
Ties: 1897, 1904, 1935, 1953, 1962, 1972, 1976
Dec 1963–May 1965
18-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2015
Ties: 1955, 1964, 1999
Jun 1963–May 1965
24-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1913, 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2015
Ties: 1898, 1902, 1948
Jun 1962–May 1965
36-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1913, 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2016
Ties: 1916, 1920, 1925, 1945, 1964, 1967, 1976, 1977
Jun 1961–May 1965
48-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1913
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1966, 1977
Jun 1960–May 1965
60-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1913, 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Ties: 1927, 1959, 1969, 1979

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/