Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2001
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1967
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1992
Ties: 1950, 1958, 1969, 1994
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1934
Ties: 1925, 1978, 1979
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1934
Ties: 1974, 1982
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1896, 1907, 1927, 1963, 1965
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1897, 1918
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1935, 1965, 1985, 1995
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1916, 1953, 1976
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1953, 1956, 1958, 1965
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1927, 1976
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1900, 1924, 1953, 1985, 1995
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2015
Ties: 1900, 1906, 1915, 1930, 1952, 1969
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913, 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2015
Ties: 1897, 1907, 1929, 1953, 1955, 1973, 1974
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1913, 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1899, 1924
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1907, 1932, 1933, 1973
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1913, 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1908, 1933, 1957, 1975, 1976, 1977

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/