Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
6.9°F
(3.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2001
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1967
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1992 1992
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 2004
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 1934
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2015
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1992
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 2016
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1959
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 2004
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 2004, 2016
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2014
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1913, 1917
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1913, 1917
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2005, 2009
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1913
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017, 2018
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1913, 1917
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/