Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2004
1-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2001
Ties: 1936, 1976
Apr–May 2004
2-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1967
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1992
Ties: 1940, 2007
Mar–May 2004
3-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 1934
Ties: 1997
Feb–May 2004
4-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 1934
Ties: 2007
Jan–May 2004
5-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1996, 2000
Dec 2003–May 2004
6-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Nov 2003–May 2004
7-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 1926, 1978, 2003
Oct 2003–May 2004
8-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1959
Sep 2003–May 2004
9-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 2013
Aug 2003–May 2004
10-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1997
Jul 2003–May 2004
11-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1997, 2016
Jun 2003–May 2004
12-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Dec 2002–May 2004
18-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Jun 2002–May 2004
24-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1913, 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Jun 2001–May 2004
36-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1913, 1917
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 2000–May 2004
48-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1913
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 2014
Jun 1999–May 2004
60-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1913, 1917
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • 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/