Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2001
Ties: 1941, 1943, 1972, 1986, 2005
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1967
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2014 1992
Ties: 2018
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1934
Ties: 1947, 2017
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1934
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1992
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1940, 1986, 1996
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1997
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 2013
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1997, 2004
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1913, 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913, 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 2017, 2018
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913, 1917
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

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/