Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2001
Ties: 1928
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1992
Ties: 1984, 2022
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Ties: 1930, 1937, 1974
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Ties: 1895, 1951, 1979, 1980
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1974, 1979, 1999, 2010
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1902, 1909, 1919, 1942, 1962, 1967, 1979
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1920, 1975
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1920, 1929
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1920, 1932
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1896, 1901, 1919
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1944, 1952, 1983
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1902, 1919, 1929, 1938, 1942, 1974
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1913, 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1897, 1907, 1929, 1946, 1953, 1955, 1974
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913, 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1933, 1951, 1966, 1975
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1913
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1907, 1932, 1933, 1946
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1913, 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1926, 1945, 1958, 1966, 1967

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/