Climate at a Glance

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California

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1990
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1950
Ties: 1897, 1998
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1916
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1950
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1916
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2014
Ties: 1928
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1916
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2014
Ties: 1935, 1956, 1961
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1911
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2014
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1978
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2014
Ties: 1900, 1927, 1949
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2014
Ties: 1899, 1927, 1935, 1946, 1971
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1916
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2014
Ties: 1895, 1903, 1907, 1914, 1928, 1932, 1935
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1911, 1916
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2014
Ties: 1914, 1918, 1925, 1933, 1946, 1978
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest to Date 1916
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2014
Ties: 1953, 1955
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest to Date 1911
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2014
Ties: 1915, 1918
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest to Date 1911
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2014
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1912, 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Ties: 1915, 1921, 1930
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1912, 1949
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Ties: 1944, 1946, 1950, 1965, 1972
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest to Date 1913
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
Ties: 1928, 1939, 1943, 1952, 1971
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest to Date 1919
73rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1953, 1958, 1964, 1966, 1974, 1975, 1977

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/