Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1932, 1990
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1958
Ties: 1927, 1949, 2007
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1994
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1995
Ties: 1993
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1916
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1995, 2014
Ties: 1938, 1975, 1978
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1916
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1900, 1957, 1998
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1916
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1906, 1975
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1916
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1938, 1940, 1987
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1916
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1901, 1938, 1949
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1916
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1983, 1989
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1916
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2014, 2020
Ties: 1951, 1967, 1976, 2010, 2011
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1912
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2014
Ties: 1921, 1985, 2010, 2011
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1911
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2014
Ties: 1928, 1961, 1968
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1911
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2014
Ties: 1943, 1961
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1936, 1939, 1978, 1986, 2010
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1936, 1951, 1977
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1927, 1939, 1942, 1958
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912, 1914
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1928, 1929, 1963, 1969
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912, 1913
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1934, 1935, 1941, 1942, 1985, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/