Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1982
1-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2001
Apr–May 1982
2-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1967
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1992
Mar–May 1982
3-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1934
Feb–May 1982
4-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1934
Ties: 1946, 1974
Jan–May 1982
5-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1901, 1920, 1938, 1956
Dec 1981–May 1982
6-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1910, 1938, 1965, 2008
Nov 1981–May 1982
7-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Oct 1981–May 1982
8-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1939, 2011
Sep 1981–May 1982
9-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1939, 1966, 2011
Aug 1981–May 1982
10-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1918, 1928, 1947, 1961
Jul 1981–May 1982
11-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1926, 2010
Jun 1981–May 1982
12-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1941, 1980, 1988, 1993, 2005
Dec 1980–May 1982
18-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1935, 1960
Jun 1980–May 1982
24-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1913, 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1940, 1959, 1981, 1987, 1989
Jun 1979–May 1982
36-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1913, 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1940, 1988, 1989, 1990
Jun 1978–May 1982
48-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1937, 1960, 1984
Jun 1977–May 1982
60-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1913, 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1961, 1962, 1963, 1991, 2002

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/