Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1932, 1990
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2014 1958
Ties: 1985
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1994
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 1995
Ties: 1901
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1916
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 1995, 2014
Ties: 1921
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2020
Ties: 1933, 1962, 1988, 2002
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2020
Ties: 1977
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1916
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2020
Ties: 1996, 2001, 2005
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1916
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2020
Ties: 2012, 2015
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1916
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2020
Ties: 2008
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1916
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2014, 2020
Ties: 2012
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1912
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2014
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1911
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2014
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1911
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2014
Ties: 2018
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1912
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1996
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 2014
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912, 1914
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912, 1913
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

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