Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 1989
Ties: 1945
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1934
Ties: 1986
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1922
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1930, 2000
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1922
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 1930, 1961, 1989, 2002, 2005
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917, 1949
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1938, 1993, 2010
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1915, 1965
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1942, 1999
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1896, 1915, 1974, 1999
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1899, 1902, 1906
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1950, 1956, 2001
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1902, 1923, 1956, 1967, 1999
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1901, 1915, 1924, 1937, 1979
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1949
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1897, 1899, 1965, 1966, 1974
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1913
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1925, 1953, 1957
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1913, 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1939, 1953, 1969, 1985
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1913
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1929, 1932, 1933, 1969, 1977
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1913
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1931, 1970, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2022, retrieved on August 7, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/