Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2008
1-Month
76.6°F
(24.8°C)
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2020
Jul–Aug 2008
2-Month
76.6°F
(24.8°C)
74.3°F
(23.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1998, 2006, 2014
Jun–Aug 2008
3-Month
74.7°F
(23.7°C)
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1907
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2017
Ties: 1960
May–Aug 2008
4-Month
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1899, 1907
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Ties: 1992
Apr–Aug 2008
5-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1912
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Ties: 1994, 1997, 2002
Mar–Aug 2008
6-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Ties: 1972, 1986
Feb–Aug 2008
7-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1948
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1984, 1988
Jan–Aug 2008
8-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1917, 1955
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1972, 2005
Dec 2007–Aug 2008
9-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917, 1949
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1939, 1958
Nov 2007–Aug 2008
10-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1970, 1990
Oct 2007–Aug 2008
11-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1951, 1987, 1989, 1990
Sep 2007–Aug 2008
12-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1926, 1951, 1968, 1990, 2005
Mar 2007–Aug 2008
18-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1913, 1917, 1949
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1959, 2005
Sep 2006–Aug 2008
24-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1913
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 2002, 2009
Sep 2005–Aug 2008
36-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1913
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2016
Ties: 2007
Sep 2004–Aug 2008
48-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 2010
Sep 2003–Aug 2008
60-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1913
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Ties: 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/