Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1977
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2001
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1992
Ties: 1912, 1955
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 1955
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 1902, 1909, 1913
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1912
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1899, 1923, 1953
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1923, 1942, 1962, 1964
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1952
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1911, 1975
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1906, 1925, 1944
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1916
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1937, 1947, 1970
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1913, 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1919, 1947, 1970, 1980, 1984
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1913, 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1926, 1930, 1937, 1953, 1954
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1939
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1913, 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1928, 1930, 1931, 1939, 1954, 1970, 1972, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/