Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2010
1-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1977
117th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2001
Ties: 1905
Apr–May 2010
2-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1967
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1992
Ties: 1975
Mar–May 2010
3-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1934
Ties: 1933, 1964
Feb–May 2010
4-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1934
Ties: 1899, 1920, 1938, 1949, 1956
Jan–May 2010
5-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1973, 1974, 1979, 1999
Dec 2009–May 2010
6-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1945, 1950, 1953, 1977
Nov 2009–May 2010
7-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1916, 1956, 1974
Oct 2009–May 2010
8-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1897, 1972, 1995
Sep 2009–May 2010
9-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1904, 1950, 1976, 1977
Aug 2009–May 2010
10-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1900, 1939, 1956, 1966, 2011
Jul 2009–May 2010
11-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1926, 1982
Jun 2009–May 2010
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1905, 1927, 1939, 1963, 1995, 2011
Dec 2008–May 2010
18-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1978, 1985, 1986, 2012
Jun 2008–May 2010
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, 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1941, 1996
Jun 2007–May 2010
36-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913, 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2016
Ties: 1993, 1996
Jun 2006–May 2010
48-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1913
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2016, 2017, 2018
Jun 2005–May 2010
60-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1913, 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2018
Ties: 1996, 2000, 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/