Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1932, 1990
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1958
Ties: 1919
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1994
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1995
Ties: 1902, 1924, 1928, 1968
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1995, 2014
Ties: 1898, 1918
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1916
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1987, 1989
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1896, 1942, 1993, 2011
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1916
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2014, 2020
Ties: 1933, 1938, 1943, 1954, 1993, 1994
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2014
Ties: 1904, 1932, 1933, 1947, 1973, 1980, 1991
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1911
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2014
Ties: 1928, 1968, 1970
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1911
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2014
Ties: 1943, 1970
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1912
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1977, 1993, 1999
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1912
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1937, 1941, 1980, 1984, 1998
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1913
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2016
Ties: 1959, 1981, 1990, 1994
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1912, 1914
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1992, 2012
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1912, 1913
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1962, 1991, 1993, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/