Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1946
1-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1967
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1989
Ties: 1950, 2007
Mar–Apr 1946
2-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1967
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 1934
Ties: 1968, 2002
Feb–Apr 1946
3-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1922
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1908, 1962, 2010
Jan–Apr 1946
4-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1922
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1918, 1963, 1999
Dec 1945–Apr 1946
5-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917, 1949
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1927
Nov 1945–Apr 1946
6-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1909, 1911, 1921, 1971, 1985, 1999
Oct 1945–Apr 1946
7-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1906, 1935, 1939, 2001
Sep 1945–Apr 1946
8-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1907, 1916, 1935
Aug 1945–Apr 1946
9-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1907, 1927, 1928, 1947
Jul 1945–Apr 1946
10-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1935, 1965
Jun 1945–Apr 1946
11-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1900, 1962, 1985
May 1945–Apr 1946
12-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1928, 1931, 1947, 1950, 1954
Nov 1944–Apr 1946
18-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1949
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2015
Ties: 1900, 1911, 1914, 1916, 1919, 1929, 1938, 1942, 1948, 1953, 1983
May 1944–Apr 1946
24-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2015
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1902, 1907, 1916, 1924, 1929, 1948, 1965, 1966
May 1943–Apr 1946
36-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1913, 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1898, 1951, 1956, 1957, 1966
May 1942–Apr 1946
48-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1913
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1908, 1956, 1965
May 1941–Apr 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: 1926 1913
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1926, 1953, 1958, 1966, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/