Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2001
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1967
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1992
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1934
Ties: 1947, 2016
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1934
Ties: 1996
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1959, 2007, 2009, 2013
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 2013
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1913, 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1913, 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1913
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 2016, 2018
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1913, 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/