Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2019
1-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1932, 1990
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1958
Ties: 1944
Nov–Dec 2019
2-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1994
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1995
Ties: 1917, 1937
Oct–Dec 2019
3-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1916
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1995, 2014
Ties: 2003
Sep–Dec 2019
4-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2014
Ties: 1943, 1953, 1959, 2005, 2010
Aug–Dec 2019
5-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2014
Jul–Dec 2019
6-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2014
Ties: 1929, 1977
Jun–Dec 2019
7-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1916
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2014, 2017
Ties: 1937, 1977, 2013
May–Dec 2019
8-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1916
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2014
Ties: 1929, 1936, 1959, 1967, 1988, 1999
Apr–Dec 2019
9-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1916
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2014
Ties: 1934, 1950
Mar–Dec 2019
10-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2014
Ties: 1936, 1940, 1950, 1958, 1988, 1989, 2009
Feb–Dec 2019
11-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1911
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2014
Ties: 1977, 1991
Jan–Dec 2019
12-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1911
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2014
Jul 2018–Dec 2019
18-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2012
Jan 2018–Dec 2019
24-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1912
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1997
Jan 2017–Dec 2019
36-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1913
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016
Jan 2016–Dec 2019
48-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912, 1914
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Jan 2015–Dec 2019
60-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1912, 1913
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/