Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2012
1-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1937
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2014
Dec 2011–Jan 2012
2-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1949
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2018
Ties: 1934, 1953, 1976
Nov 2011–Jan 2012
3-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1949
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2018
Oct 2011–Jan 2012
4-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2015
Ties: 1956, 1967, 1977, 2017
Sep 2011–Jan 2012
5-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Aug 2011–Jan 2012
6-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2021
Jul 2011–Jan 2012
7-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015, 2018
Jun 2011–Jan 2012
8-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2018
Ties: 1989
May 2011–Jan 2012
9-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2015
Ties: 1986, 1990
Apr 2011–Jan 2012
10-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1974, 1995
Mar 2011–Jan 2012
11-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1949
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1937
Feb 2011–Jan 2012
12-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1949
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2015
Ties: 1958
Aug 2010–Jan 2012
18-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1913
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2016
Ties: 1927, 1951, 1991, 1992
Feb 2010–Jan 2012
24-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1913
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2016
Ties: 1932, 1951, 1975
Feb 2009–Jan 2012
36-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1914
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2016, 2017
Ties: 1937, 1987, 2000
Feb 2008–Jan 2012
48-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1913
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2018
Ties: 1989, 1991, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2013
Feb 2007–Jan 2012
60-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1913
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2018, 2019
Ties: 1993, 1996, 2001, 2003

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/