Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1932, 1990
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1958
Ties: 1896, 1938
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1994
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1995
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1916
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1995, 2014
Ties: 2019
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1916
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2014
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1916
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2014
Ties: 1988, 2002, 2005
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1916
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2014
Ties: 2001, 2005, 2016
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1916
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2014, 2017
Ties: 1917, 2002
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1916
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2014
Ties: 1981, 2013
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1916
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2014
Ties: 1981
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2014
Ties: 2008
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1911
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2014
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1911
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2014
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1912
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2016
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1912
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1913
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2008, 2013
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1912, 1914
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1989, 1995, 2013
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1912, 1913
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/