Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1937
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2014
Ties: 1940, 1948, 1984
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1949
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1940
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1949
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1951, 2000
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1938, 1951, 1980, 2013
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1938, 1940, 1981, 2014, 2016
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015, 2018
Ties: 2016
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1997, 2013
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1967, 1968, 2008
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1927, 1960, 1988, 2005, 2008
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1949
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1995, 2000
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1949
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1987, 1990
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1969, 1971, 1988, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2011
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1940, 1942, 1968, 1985
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1914
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016, 2017
Ties: 1931, 1933, 1964, 1968
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1927, 1932, 1953, 1954, 1959, 1969
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018, 2019
Ties: 1955, 1959, 1965, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/