Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1916
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2003
Ties: 1923
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1916, 1920
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2003
Ties: 1946
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1900, 1912
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1895, 1957
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2003
Ties: 1904, 1915, 1947, 1965, 1975, 1989
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
68.8°F
(20.4°C)
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2003, 2015
Ties: 1955, 1957, 1980, 1989
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1916
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1904, 1910, 1932, 1935, 2010
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2014
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1904, 1935, 1995, 1999
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2014, 2015
Ties: 1937, 1947, 1974, 1979, 1993
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1986
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1911, 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1939, 1966, 1989
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1914, 1918, 1930, 1967, 1991, 1993, 2010
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1900, 1957, 1999
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1912
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1946, 1952, 1957, 1962, 1969, 1971, 1976, 1999
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912, 1949
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1902, 1930, 1942, 1955, 1973, 1975
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1939, 1963
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1912, 1913
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1926, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1953
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1929, 1932, 1954, 1969, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/