Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2009
1-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1932, 1990
94th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 1958
Ties: 1923, 1954
Nov–Dec 2009
2-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1994
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 1995
Ties: 1925, 1936, 1973
Oct–Dec 2009
3-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1916
84th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 1995, 2014
Ties: 1923, 1932, 2000
Sep–Dec 2009
4-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2020
Ties: 1955, 1963, 1966, 1974, 1987, 2013
Aug–Dec 2009
5-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2020
Ties: 1955, 1987, 1997, 2010
Jul–Dec 2009
6-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2020
Ties: 2013
Jun–Dec 2009
7-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2020
Ties: 1936, 2007, 2010
May–Dec 2009
8-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2020
Apr–Dec 2009
9-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1916
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2014, 2020
Ties: 1997, 2007
Mar–Dec 2009
10-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2014
Ties: 1936, 1940, 1950, 1958, 1988, 1989, 2019
Feb–Dec 2009
11-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1911
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2014
Ties: 1936, 2005, 2006
Jan–Dec 2009
12-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1911
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2014
Ties: 1926, 1940, 1988, 2000, 2002
Jul 2008–Dec 2009
18-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1912
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2004 2015
Ties: 1981, 1997, 2004
Jan 2008–Dec 2009
24-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2015
Ties: 1959, 2008
Jan 2007–Dec 2009
36-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1913
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2005 2016
Ties: 2002
Jan 2006–Dec 2009
48-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1912, 1914
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 2007, 2008
Jan 2005–Dec 2009
60-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1912, 1913
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018
Ties: 2003, 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 17, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/