Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1977
109th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2001
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1967
105th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1992
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 1934
Ties: 1913, 1918, 1983
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1934
Ties: 1918, 1945
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1953, 1969
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1904, 1974
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1910, 1957
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1939, 1982
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 1939, 1966, 1982
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1900, 1939, 1956, 1966, 2010
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1939
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1905, 1927, 1939, 1963, 1995, 2010
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1925, 1928, 1944, 1958, 1962
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1913, 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1962, 1969
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913, 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2016
Ties: 1936, 1941, 1960, 1992
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1913
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1941, 1961, 1962, 1993, 1994, 2000
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1913, 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2018
Ties: 1998, 2003

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/