Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2015
1-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1932, 1990
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 1958
Ties: 1902, 1913
Nov–Dec 2015
2-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1994
99th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 1995
Ties: 1920, 1922, 1951
Oct–Dec 2015
3-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 1995, 2014
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1964, 1986, 2010
Sep–Dec 2015
4-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2014
Ties: 1929, 1939, 1979
Aug–Dec 2015
5-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2014
Ties: 1937
Jul–Dec 2015
6-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2014
Ties: 1933, 1939, 1988, 1999, 2002
Jun–Dec 2015
7-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2014, 2017
Ties: 2012, 2016
May–Dec 2015
8-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2014
Apr–Dec 2015
9-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2014
Ties: 2013
Mar–Dec 2015
10-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2014
Feb–Dec 2015
11-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1911
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2014
Jan–Dec 2015
12-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1911
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2014
Jul 2014–Dec 2015
18-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Jan 2014–Dec 2015
24-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Jan 2013–Dec 2015
36-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1913
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jan 2012–Dec 2015
48-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912, 1914
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2018
Jan 2011–Dec 2015
60-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912, 1913
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/