Climate at a Glance

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2001
Ties: 1900, 1929
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1967
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1992
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Ties: 1954, 1988
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1934
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 1984, 2012
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 2020
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 2013
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 2003, 2019
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1968, 1986, 1989
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1992, 2008
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913, 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1940, 1959, 1982, 1987, 1989
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1913, 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1962, 1995
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1988, 1991
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913, 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1940, 1943, 1985, 1986

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 9, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/