Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1974
1-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1932, 1990
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1958
Ties: 1920, 1947, 1998, 2008
Nov–Dec 1974
2-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1994
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1995
Ties: 1930, 1957
Oct–Dec 1974
3-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1916
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1995, 2014
Ties: 1913, 1927, 1945
Sep–Dec 1974
4-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1916
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020
Ties: 1955, 1963, 1966, 1987, 2009, 2013
Aug–Dec 1974
5-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1916
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1936, 1952, 2006
Jul–Dec 1974
6-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1916
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1901, 1945
Jun–Dec 1974
7-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1916
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020
Ties: 1926, 1940, 1962, 1980, 1992
May–Dec 1974
8-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1916
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1977, 1987, 2004
Apr–Dec 1974
9-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2014, 2020
Ties: 1917, 1949
Mar–Dec 1974
10-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2014
Ties: 1969, 1977, 1999
Feb–Dec 1974
11-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1911
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2014
Ties: 1947, 1993, 1994, 1999
Jan–Dec 1974
12-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1911
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1947, 1954, 1968, 1978, 1983
Jul 1973–Dec 1974
18-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1914, 1953, 1963
Jan 1973–Dec 1974
24-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1929, 1968, 1969
Jan 1972–Dec 1974
36-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1913
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1932, 1952, 1963, 1967, 1984
Jan 1971–Dec 1974
48-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912, 1914
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2017
Ties: 1907, 1945, 1952, 1966, 1973, 1975
Jan 1970–Dec 1974
60-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1912, 1913
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Ties: 1933, 1967, 1973, 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/