Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2020
1-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1967
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1989
Ties: 1977
Mar–Apr 2020
2-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1967
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1934
Ties: 1985, 2001, 2012
Feb–Apr 2020
3-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1922
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 1940
Jan–Apr 2020
4-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1922
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1931, 1940, 2013, 2021
Dec 2019–Apr 2020
5-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917, 1949
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1978
Nov 2019–Apr 2020
6-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2016
Oct 2019–Apr 2020
7-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1978
Sep 2019–Apr 2020
8-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1978, 1980, 2002, 2003
Aug 2019–Apr 2020
9-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1981, 1997, 2009, 2017
Jul 2019–Apr 2020
10-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Jun 2019–Apr 2020
11-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 2000
May 2019–Apr 2020
12-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1992
Nov 2018–Apr 2020
18-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1949
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1935, 1960, 2002, 2003, 2009
May 2018–Apr 2020
24-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1913
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
May 2017–Apr 2020
36-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1913, 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 2021
May 2016–Apr 2020
48-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1913
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
May 2015–Apr 2020
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
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/