Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2001
Ties: 1979
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1967
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 1992
Ties: 1924
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 1934
Ties: 1936
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 1934
Ties: 2017
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2015
Ties: 2000, 2004
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2015
Ties: 1940, 1986, 2016
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2015
Ties: 1934, 1992
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2015
Ties: 1992
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2015
Ties: 1992, 2009
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1913, 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2015
Ties: 1941, 2010
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1913, 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2016
Ties: 1993, 2010
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1913
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1989, 1995, 1999, 2002, 2012, 2013
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1913, 1917
16th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 2000, 2010, 2013

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/