Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, September 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
September 2020
1-Month
74.0°F
(23.3°C)
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
5.5°F
(3.0°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1986
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Aug–Sep 2020
2-Month
76.4°F
(24.7°C)
71.1°F
(21.7°C)
5.3°F
(3.0°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1900
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Jul–Sep 2020
3-Month
76.5°F
(24.7°C)
72.3°F
(22.4°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1900
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Jun–Sep 2020
4-Month
75.0°F
(23.9°C)
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
May–Sep 2020
5-Month
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Apr–Sep 2020
6-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Mar–Sep 2020
7-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2021
Feb–Sep 2020
8-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1911
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Jan–Sep 2020
9-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1903, 1911, 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2018
Dec 2019–Sep 2020
10-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917, 1933
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Nov 2019–Sep 2020
11-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1996
Oct 2019–Sep 2020
12-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 2016
Apr 2019–Sep 2020
18-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Oct 2018–Sep 2020
24-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1913, 1917, 1949
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 2013
Oct 2017–Sep 2020
36-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1913
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2016
Oct 2016–Sep 2020
48-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1913
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017, 2018
Ties: 2019
Oct 2015–Sep 2020
60-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/