Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1937
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2014
Ties: 1940, 1948, 1978, 1984, 2020
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 1941, 2006, 2019
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1949
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2000
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
3.8°F
(2.2°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015, 2018
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2018
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1914
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016, 2017
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2018, 2019
Ties: 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/