Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2002
1-Month
74.4°F
(23.6°C)
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2020
Ties: 1946, 1950, 2013
Jul–Aug 2002
2-Month
75.9°F
(24.4°C)
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2017
Ties: 1936, 1959, 1984
Jun–Aug 2002
3-Month
74.3°F
(23.5°C)
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1959
May–Aug 2002
4-Month
71.1°F
(21.7°C)
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1899, 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Ties: 1960, 1994, 2004
Apr–Aug 2002
5-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Ties: 1994, 1997, 2008
Mar–Aug 2002
6-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1912
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Ties: 1966
Feb–Aug 2002
7-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1948
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1972
Jan–Aug 2002
8-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917, 1955
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Dec 2001–Aug 2002
9-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917, 1949
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1978
Nov 2001–Aug 2002
10-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 2012
Oct 2001–Aug 2002
11-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1931, 1984
Sep 2001–Aug 2002
12-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Mar 2001–Aug 2002
18-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913, 1917, 1949
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 2004
Sep 2000–Aug 2002
24-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1913
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 2008, 2009
Sep 1999–Aug 2002
36-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 1998–Aug 2002
48-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1961, 1996, 1998, 2013
Sep 1997–Aug 2002
60-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1913
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/