Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1932, 1990
86th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 1958
Ties: 1920, 1947, 1974, 1998
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1994
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2005 1995
Ties: 1900, 1949, 1959, 1969, 2013
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2005 1995, 2014
Ties: 2012
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2014
Ties: 2018
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2014
Ties: 2018
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2014
Ties: 2003
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2014, 2017
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2014
Ties: 2016
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014
Ties: 1958
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014
Ties: 1996
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1911
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2014
Ties: 2007
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1911
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2014
Ties: 1958, 1986, 1995, 2004, 2007
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2015
Ties: 1959, 2009
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1913
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2005 2016
Ties: 1996, 2013
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1912, 1914
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Ties: 2007, 2009
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1912, 1913
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2018
Ties: 2003, 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/