Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, October 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 2021
1-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1916
94th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Ties: 2004
Sep–Oct 2021
2-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1916, 1920
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Ties: 1955, 1978, 2002
Aug–Oct 2021
3-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1900, 1912
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Jul–Oct 2021
4-Month
71.8°F
(22.1°C)
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Ties: 1967
Jun–Oct 2021
5-Month
72.4°F
(22.4°C)
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Ties: 2014
May–Oct 2021
6-Month
71.1°F
(21.7°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1916
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Ties: 2014
Apr–Oct 2021
7-Month
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Mar–Oct 2021
8-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2014, 2015
Feb–Oct 2021
9-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Ties: 2016
Jan–Oct 2021
10-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1911, 1912
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Dec 2020–Oct 2021
11-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Nov 2020–Oct 2021
12-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
May 2020–Oct 2021
18-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Nov 2019–Oct 2021
24-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912, 1949
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Nov 2018–Oct 2021
36-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
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Nov 2017–Oct 2021
48-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1912, 1913
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Nov 2016–Oct 2021
60-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1913
5th 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 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/