Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2016
1-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1937
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2014
Ties: 1938, 1997
Dec 2015–Jan 2016
2-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1949
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 1914, 1942, 1945, 1954, 1983, 1995
Nov 2015–Jan 2016
3-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1949
78th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 2004
Oct 2015–Jan 2016
4-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1927, 1941, 1994
Sep 2015–Jan 2016
5-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1934, 2002
Aug 2015–Jan 2016
6-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1938, 1940, 1978, 1981, 2014
Jul 2015–Jan 2016
7-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015, 2018
Ties: 1978
Jun 2015–Jan 2016
8-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 1959, 2004
May 2015–Jan 2016
9-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Apr 2015–Jan 2016
10-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1959, 2017
Mar 2015–Jan 2016
11-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1949
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 2019
Feb 2015–Jan 2016
12-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1949
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Aug 2014–Jan 2016
18-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Feb 2014–Jan 2016
24-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Feb 2013–Jan 2016
36-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1914
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017
Ties: 2017
Feb 2012–Jan 2016
48-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Feb 2011–Jan 2016
60-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018, 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/