Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2001
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1938
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1967
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1992
Ties: 1970
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Ties: 1925, 1946, 1979, 2019
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Ties: 1930, 1995
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1972, 1989
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1947, 2001
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1926, 2003, 2004
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 2007
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1968, 2003, 2007
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1985, 1986, 2010, 2012
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913, 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1931, 1985, 1986
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913, 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1928, 1963, 1984
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1928, 1931, 1935, 1938, 1954, 1968, 1979
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913, 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1928, 1930, 1931, 1939, 1954, 1970, 1971, 1972

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/