Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2004
1-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1932, 1990
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1958
Ties: 1907, 1942
Nov–Dec 2004
2-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1994
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1995
Ties: 1913, 1927, 1963, 1988, 2000
Oct–Dec 2004
3-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1916
85th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1995, 2014
Ties: 1960
Sep–Dec 2004
4-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
78th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2014, 2020
Ties: 1899, 1954, 2000
Aug–Dec 2004
5-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1916
74th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 1926, 1986
Jul–Dec 2004
6-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 1913, 1964, 1989, 1998
Jun–Dec 2004
7-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 1921, 1934, 1942, 1997, 2000, 2011
May–Dec 2004
8-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1916
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 1974, 1977, 1987
Apr–Dec 2004
9-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1916
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2014, 2020
Ties: 1989
Mar–Dec 2004
10-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014
Ties: 1992, 2007
Feb–Dec 2004
11-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1911
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2014
Ties: 1926, 2002, 2003
Jan–Dec 2004
12-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1911
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2014
Ties: 1958, 1986, 1995, 2007, 2008
Jul 2003–Dec 2004
18-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 1981, 1997, 2009
Jan 2003–Dec 2004
24-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1912
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 2003
Jan 2002–Dec 2004
36-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2016
Ties: 2005
Jan 2001–Dec 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 1912, 1914
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 2000–Dec 2004
60-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1912, 1913
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/