Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2020
1-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
6.7°F
(3.7°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1916
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Sep–Oct 2020
2-Month
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
6.1°F
(3.4°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1916, 1920
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Aug–Oct 2020
3-Month
73.0°F
(22.8°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
5.8°F
(3.2°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1900, 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Jul–Oct 2020
4-Month
73.9°F
(23.3°C)
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Jun–Oct 2020
5-Month
73.2°F
(22.9°C)
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
May–Oct 2020
6-Month
71.8°F
(22.1°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1916
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Apr–Oct 2020
7-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Mar–Oct 2020
8-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2014, 2015
Feb–Oct 2020
9-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jan–Oct 2020
10-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1911, 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Dec 2019–Oct 2020
11-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Nov 2019–Oct 2020
12-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
May 2019–Oct 2020
18-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2017
Nov 2018–Oct 2020
24-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912, 1949
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Nov 2017–Oct 2020
36-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1913
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016
Ties: 2014
Nov 2016–Oct 2020
48-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912, 1913
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Nov 2015–Oct 2020
60-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 2015

Citing This Page

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