Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, April 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 2021
1-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1967
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1989
Ties: 1962, 1985, 2013, 2019
Mar–Apr 2021
2-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1967
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1934
Ties: 1930
Feb–Apr 2021
3-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1922
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Jan–Apr 2021
4-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1922
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Ties: 1931, 1940, 2013, 2020
Dec 2020–Apr 2021
5-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917, 1949
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Nov 2020–Apr 2021
6-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Ties: 1986, 2013
Oct 2020–Apr 2021
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1992, 2016
Sep 2020–Apr 2021
8-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 2014
Aug 2020–Apr 2021
9-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jul 2020–Apr 2021
10-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2018
Jun 2020–Apr 2021
11-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
May 2020–Apr 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 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Nov 2019–Apr 2021
18-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1949
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2018
May 2019–Apr 2021
24-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 2017
May 2018–Apr 2021
36-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913, 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Ties: 2020
May 2017–Apr 2021
48-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 2015, 2019
May 2016–Apr 2021
60-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/