Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1937
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2014
Ties: 1909
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1949
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2018
Ties: 1897, 2004
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1949
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2018
Ties: 1900
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1908
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1997, 2010
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 2010, 2011
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015, 2018
Ties: 1984, 2007
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2018
Ties: 1927, 1941, 1970
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1982, 1993, 2007
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1949
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 2013
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1949
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1913
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2016
Ties: 2005
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1913
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2003
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1914
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017
Ties: 2004
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1913
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1913
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2018, 2019
Ties: 1997, 2008

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/