Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1968
1-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1932, 1990
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1958
Nov–Dec 1968
2-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1994
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1995
Ties: 1902, 1924, 1928, 1961
Oct–Dec 1968
3-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1916
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1995, 2014
Ties: 1895
Sep–Dec 1968
4-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1916
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2014
Ties: 1915, 1935
Aug–Dec 1968
5-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2014
Ties: 1899, 1905, 1918, 1994
Jul–Dec 1968
6-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2014
Ties: 1957
Jun–Dec 1968
7-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1916
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2014, 2017
Ties: 1898, 1931, 1963, 1975
May–Dec 1968
8-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1916
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2014
Ties: 1947, 1964, 1978
Apr–Dec 1968
9-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1916
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2014
Ties: 1913, 1922, 1924, 1957
Mar–Dec 1968
10-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2014
Ties: 1914, 1938, 1942, 1954, 1976, 1978
Feb–Dec 1968
11-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1911
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2014
Ties: 1928, 1961, 1970
Jan–Dec 1968
12-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1911
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2014
Ties: 1947, 1954, 1974, 1978, 1983
Jul 1967–Dec 1968
18-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1958, 1980, 1984
Jan 1967–Dec 1968
24-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1912
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1929, 1969, 1974
Jan 1966–Dec 1968
36-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1913
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2016
Ties: 1926, 1938, 1962, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1985
Jan 1965–Dec 1968
48-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912, 1914
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2017
Ties: 1926, 1985
Jan 1964–Dec 1968
60-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912, 1913
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Ties: 1927, 1958, 1971, 1972, 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/