Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1932, 1990
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1958
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1994
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1995
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1916 1916
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1995, 2014
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1916
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1895, 1908
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1897, 1930, 1941, 1947
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014, 2017
Ties: 1902, 1914, 1924, 1947, 1972
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1912
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1911
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1908
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1911
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1908, 1909, 1944, 1949, 1955
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1899, 1915, 1922, 1923
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1896, 1897, 1900, 1944, 1952, 1953, 1957
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1906, 1951, 1954, 1977
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912, 1914
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1932, 1953, 1958, 1977, 1978
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1912, 1913
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1927, 1958, 1968, 1972, 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/