Climate at a Glance

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1989
Ties: 1904, 1935, 1938
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1967
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1934
Ties: 1898
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1922
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1918, 1953, 1974
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1922
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1923, 1945, 1982
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917, 1949
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1932
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1919
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1909, 1985
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1897, 1909, 1962, 1969, 1975
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1910, 1975
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1897, 1932
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1915, 1919, 1924, 1932
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1901, 1915, 1924, 1937, 1972
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1949
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1926, 1932, 1939, 1943, 1980, 1984, 2011
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1905, 1928, 1954, 1969
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913, 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1928, 1932, 1934, 1938, 1943, 1968, 1984
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1913
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1930, 1934, 1954, 1968, 1978
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1913
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1954, 1959, 1965

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/