Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1937
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2014
Ties: 1930
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1898
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1926
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015, 2018
Ties: 1925
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1924
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1921
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1898, 1916, 1920, 1933
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1916, 1925, 1947, 1977
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1914
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016, 2017
Ties: 1954, 1965, 1977
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1913
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1931, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1976, 1977
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018, 2019
Ties: 1928, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1945, 1954, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/