Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2001
Ties: 1914, 1963, 1989
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1992
Ties: 1956, 1961, 1976
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1934
Ties: 1937, 1973
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1934
Ties: 1946, 1982
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1973, 1979, 1999, 2010
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1904, 2011
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1916, 1956, 2010
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1902, 1908, 1910, 1925, 1935, 1953, 1957, 1991
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1910, 1916, 1945, 1967, 1972, 1998
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1925, 1957, 1977
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1904, 1967, 1977, 1998
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1950
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1902, 1919, 1929, 1938, 1973
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913, 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1897, 1907, 1929, 1946, 1953, 1955, 1973
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913, 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1944, 1948, 1955, 1956
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1913
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1908, 1947, 1956, 1957, 1967, 1975, 1976
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913, 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1955

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/