Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1937
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2014
Ties: 1915
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2018
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1944, 2017
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1949
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2018
Ties: 1976
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1904, 1914, 1968
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1933, 1957
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2021
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015, 2018
Ties: 1909, 1962, 1974
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2018
Ties: 1911, 1914, 1923, 1954, 1958, 1974
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1943, 1956
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1930, 1932, 1985, 2011
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1949
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1970, 1986
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1949
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1978, 1990
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1939, 1944, 1979
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2016
Ties: 1981, 1992
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1914
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2016, 2017
Ties: 1937, 2000, 2012
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1935, 1940, 1960, 1963, 1981, 1983
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2018, 2019
Ties: 1935, 1936, 1940, 1943, 1960, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/