Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2001
1-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1932, 1990
75th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 1958
Ties: 1899, 1945, 2011
Nov–Dec 2001
2-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1994
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1995
Ties: 1904, 1907, 1940, 1943, 1983, 2007, 2010
Oct–Dec 2001
3-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1995, 2014
Ties: 1939, 1959
Sep–Dec 2001
4-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2020
Ties: 2003
Aug–Dec 2001
5-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2020
Jul–Dec 2001
6-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020
Ties: 1996, 2005, 2016
Jun–Dec 2001
7-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2020
Ties: 1995
May–Dec 2001
8-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Apr–Dec 2001
9-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1916
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014, 2020
Mar–Dec 2001
10-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1912
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 2013
Feb–Dec 2001
11-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1911
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2014
Jan–Dec 2001
12-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1911
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2014
Ties: 1997
Jul 2000–Dec 2001
18-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1912
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2015
Jan 2000–Dec 2001
24-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 2002
Jan 1999–Dec 2001
36-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1913
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2016
Ties: 1960, 1988
Jan 1998–Dec 2001
48-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1912, 1914
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1937, 2000
Jan 1997–Dec 2001
60-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1912, 1913
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2018
Ties: 1988, 1989, 2002

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  • 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/