Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1932, 1990
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 1958
Ties: 1920, 1947, 1974, 2008
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1994
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1997 1995
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1914, 2003
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1916
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 1995, 2014
Ties: 1951
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1916
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2014
Ties: 1900, 1957, 1970
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1916
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2014
Ties: 1903, 1932, 1944, 1945, 1949, 1960, 2000
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1916
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2014
Ties: 1913, 1964, 1989, 2004
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1916
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2014, 2017
Ties: 1913, 1918, 1993
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1916
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2014
Ties: 1914, 1941, 1944
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1916
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2014
Ties: 1899, 1907, 1944, 1965, 1975
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1912
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2014
Ties: 1905, 1941, 1963
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1911
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2014
Ties: 1897, 1982
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1911
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2014
Ties: 1898, 1915, 1933, 1946, 1965
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1927, 1945, 1946, 1982, 1983
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1912
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1937, 1941, 1961, 1980, 1984
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
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
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2016
Ties: 1992, 2010
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912, 1914
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 2010
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1912, 1913
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2018
Ties: 1999, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/