Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1937
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2014
Ties: 1947
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1949
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1932, 1979
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1949
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1912
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015, 2018
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1955
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1898, 1931, 1947
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1908, 1964, 1983
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1949
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1899, 1914, 1915, 1933, 1950, 1977
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1949
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1925, 1934, 1963, 1968
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1913
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1899, 1903, 1926, 1945, 1974
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1898, 1909, 1920, 1957, 1966
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1914
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1945, 1946
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1902, 1908, 1955, 1974, 1975
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1913
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018, 2019
Ties: 1927, 1967, 1968, 1974, 1975, 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/