Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1932, 1990
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1958
Ties: 1953, 1991, 2003
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1994
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1995
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1995, 2014
Ties: 1926, 1983
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014
Ties: 1933, 1962, 1988, 2016
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014
Ties: 1988, 1996, 2005
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014
Ties: 1933, 1939, 1988, 1999, 2015
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014, 2017
Ties: 1917, 1996
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014
Ties: 1937
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014
Ties: 1939, 2006
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1912
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014
Ties: 1926
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1911
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014
Ties: 1926, 2003, 2004
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1911
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014
Ties: 1926, 1940, 1988, 2000, 2009
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 2001
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2016
Ties: 2009
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912, 1914
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912, 1913
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 1988, 1989, 2001

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/