Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2012
1-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1916
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2003
Ties: 1995
Sep–Oct 2012
2-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1916, 1920
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2003
Aug–Oct 2012
3-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1900, 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Jul–Oct 2012
4-Month
72.0°F
(22.2°C)
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2003
Ties: 2018
Jun–Oct 2012
5-Month
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2003, 2015
May–Oct 2012
6-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1916
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2014
Apr–Oct 2012
7-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2014
Ties: 2001, 2016
Mar–Oct 2012
8-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2014, 2015
Feb–Oct 2012
9-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 1996, 2001, 2003
Jan–Oct 2012
10-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1911, 1912
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Dec 2011–Oct 2012
11-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 1997, 2001
Nov 2011–Oct 2012
12-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 2009
May 2011–Oct 2012
18-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Nov 2010–Oct 2012
24-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912, 1949
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2015
Ties: 2005
Nov 2009–Oct 2012
36-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1913
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2016
Ties: 1986, 1987, 2011
Nov 2008–Oct 2012
48-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912, 1913
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2017
Ties: 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1999, 2013
Nov 2007–Oct 2012
60-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1913
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2018
Ties: 1992, 1998

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/