Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, September 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 1988
1-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1986
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1934, 2004
Aug–Sep 1988
2-Month
72.0°F
(22.2°C)
71.1°F
(21.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1900
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1938, 1979, 1987, 2000
Jul–Sep 1988
3-Month
73.9°F
(23.3°C)
72.3°F
(22.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1900
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2020
Ties: 1931, 1958, 1981, 2011, 2013
Jun–Sep 1988
4-Month
72.4°F
(22.4°C)
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2020
Ties: 1931, 1937, 1958, 1990, 1992, 2000
May–Sep 1988
5-Month
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2020
Ties: 1938
Apr–Sep 1988
6-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1937, 1961, 1973
Mar–Sep 1988
7-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1912
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2014
Ties: 1972, 1987, 2006
Feb–Sep 1988
8-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1911
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1936, 1940, 1960
Jan–Sep 1988
9-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1903, 1911, 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Dec 1987–Sep 1988
10-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917, 1933
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1970, 1978, 1987, 2005
Nov 1987–Sep 1988
11-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Oct 1987–Sep 1988
12-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 2001, 2008
Apr 1987–Sep 1988
18-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1981, 2006
Oct 1986–Sep 1988
24-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913, 1917, 1949
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1940, 1989, 2010, 2012
Oct 1985–Sep 1988
36-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1989, 1990, 2001, 2010
Oct 1984–Sep 1988
48-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017, 2018
Ties: 1941, 2001
Oct 1983–Sep 1988
60-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1993, 2001

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/