Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1916
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2020
Ties: 1952, 1999
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1916, 1920
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2020
Ties: 1955, 2002
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1900, 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2020
Ties: 1994, 1996, 2010
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2020
Ties: 1906, 1939, 1950, 1987, 2007
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1918, 1922, 1940, 1999, 2000
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1916
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2020
Ties: 1922, 1961, 1969, 1970, 1991, 2005
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1949, 1954, 2011
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2014, 2015
Ties: 2005
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1961, 1968, 1989, 1995
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1911, 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1960, 1995, 2005
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1958, 1990, 2002, 2008
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1931, 1984, 1987, 2002, 2004
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1968, 1990, 1993, 1994, 2005, 2010
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912, 1949
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1961, 1982, 1989, 1990, 1998
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1928, 1995, 1999, 2000
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1912, 1913
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1954, 1971
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1930, 1944, 1964, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/