Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1932, 1990
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1958
Ties: 1922, 2013
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1994
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1995
Ties: 1921
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1995, 2014
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1964, 2010, 2015
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2014
Ties: 1947
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2014
Ties: 1926, 2004
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2014
Ties: 1944, 1951, 1973, 1975
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2014, 2017
Ties: 1904, 1973, 1976
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2014
Ties: 1904, 1910, 1933, 1952, 1962, 1976, 1980, 2010
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1916
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2014
Ties: 1980, 1984
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2014
Ties: 1931
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1911
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2014
Ties: 1987
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1911
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2014
Ties: 1958, 1995, 2004, 2007, 2008
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1936, 1939, 1970, 1978, 2010
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1913
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1940, 1941, 1991
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912, 1914
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1936, 1959, 1962
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912, 1913
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1934, 1935, 1941, 1942, 1970, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/