Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1937
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2014
Ties: 1901, 1902, 2007
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1949
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1896, 1920, 1923
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1949
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1975
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1931, 2001
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1896, 1924, 1928, 1971
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1922, 1933, 1958, 1966, 1985
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015, 2018
Ties: 1909, 1962, 1987
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1911, 1914, 1923, 1954, 1958, 1987
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1911, 1971, 1994
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1995, 2012
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1949
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1962, 1971
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1949
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1929, 1953
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016
Ties: 1899, 1903, 1926, 1945, 1973
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1906, 1930, 1937, 1948
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1914
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016, 2017
Ties: 1903, 1906, 1908, 1926, 1956, 1958
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Ties: 1902, 1908, 1955, 1973, 1975
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018, 2019
Ties: 1927, 1967, 1968, 1973, 1975, 1977

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/