Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1932, 1990
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1958
Ties: 1973, 2018
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1994
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1995
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1916
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1995, 2014
Ties: 1934, 1942
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2014
Ties: 1949, 1997, 2006
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2014
Ties: 1910, 1976
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1916
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2014
Ties: 1913, 1964, 1998, 2004
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1916
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2014, 2017
Ties: 1961, 1987
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2014
Ties: 1970, 1983
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1916
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2014
Ties: 2004
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2014
Ties: 1936, 1940, 1950, 1958, 1988, 2009, 2019
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1911
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2014
Ties: 1939, 1960
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1911
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2014
Ties: 1950, 1980, 1991
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 2000
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1913
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2016
Ties: 1936, 1993
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1912, 1914
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1995, 1996, 2013
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1912, 1913
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2018
Ties: 1988, 2001, 2002

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