Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2001

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2001
1-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
7.9°F
(4.4°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2001
Apr–May 2001
2-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1967
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1992
Ties: 1939
Mar–May 2001
3-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 1934
Ties: 1989
Feb–May 2001
4-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1934
Ties: 1984
Jan–May 2001
5-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1943, 1954, 1988
Dec 2000–May 2001
6-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1947, 1978
Nov 2000–May 2001
7-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1928, 1947, 1970, 1994
Oct 2000–May 2001
8-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1980
Sep 2000–May 2001
9-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1930, 1970, 1993, 2006
Aug 2000–May 2001
10-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1930, 1970, 1980, 1986
Jul 2000–May 2001
11-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1931, 1990, 2008
Jun 2000–May 2001
12-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1943, 1951, 1960, 1961, 2006
Dec 1999–May 2001
18-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1940, 1941, 1959, 2009
Jun 1999–May 2001
24-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1913, 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1960, 2007, 2008
Jun 1998–May 2001
36-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1913, 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2016
Ties: 1986
Jun 1997–May 2001
48-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1913
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1940, 1943, 1963, 1983
Jun 1996–May 2001
60-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1913, 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Ties: 1990, 1994, 1999, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/