National Overview - March 2013
March Temperature Departures

« National Overview - March 2013


March Temperature Departures

In March of 2013, temperature departures for many areas of the country were in stark contrast to the departures during March 2012. Many of the locations listed below experienced record to near record warmth during March 2012 (positive departures from normal). Some of these same locations experienced negative departures in March 2013. One of the more extreme temperature swings, when comparing the average monthly temperature from 2013 vs 2012, occurred in Minot, North Dakota where the average monthly temperature difference was nearly 28 degrees F.


March 2012 Statewide temperature departures
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March 2013 Statewide temperature departures
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March 2012 statewide temperatures March 2013 statewide temperatures
March monthly temperature departures for selected locations
Location March 2012 Departure March 2013 Departure
Minot13.2-14.5
Rochester16.8-8.6
Waterloo15.3-9.2
Fargo13.8-10.5
La Crosse15.9-8.3
Aberdeen13.9-10.1
Grand Forks12.9-11
Madison16.2-7.4
Dubuque14.8-8.5
Williston11.9-11.3
Rockford15.2-7.7
Des Moines16.4-5.9
Sioux City16.7-5.6
International Falls14.6-7.6
Omaha16.9-5.3
Sioux Falls16.9-5.3
Springfield IL15.2-6.6
Peoria14.8-6.6
Indianapolis14.4-6.7
St Paul15.5-5.6
Chicago15.6-5.3
South Bend15.3-5.5
St Louis14.8-5.8
Bismarck13.3-7.2
Norfolk NE15.6-4.7
Green Bay15.5-4.4
Evansville13.4-6.4
Fort Wayne14.2-5.3
Grand Rapids15.1-4
Topeka14.5-4.6
Paducah12.3-6.7
Pierre13.9-5.1
Milwaukee13.8-4.9
Beckley11.9-6.8
Muskegon14.7-3.6
Cincinnati11.7-6.4
Grand Island14.7-3.3
Glasgow10.5-7.4
Cleveland13-4.6
Toledo13.3-4.2
Duluth13.3-4.1
Akron13.5-3.3
Lexington10.8-6
Charleston10.7-6.1
Columbus11.9-4.6
Springfield11.8-4.7
Knoxville10.1-6.3
Memphis10.8-5.5
Youngstown12.9-3.4
Erie13.2-3
Johnson City10.2-6
Nashville11.1-5.1
Detroit13.5-2.6
Chattanooga10.7-5.2
Birmingham10.3-5.5
Pittsburgh11.9-3.7
Greenville9.6-6
Raleigh8.8-6.7
Elkins10.5-4.9
Atlanta10.2-5.2
Little Rock10.9-4.4
Roanoke10.1-5.1
Charlotte10-5.1
Greensboro9.1-6
Binghamton12.4-2.6
Richmond9.7-5.2
Asheville9.3-5.3
Wichita11.4-3.2
Buffalo13.4-1.1
Columbia9.8-4.6
Norfolk9.9-4.4
Jackson9.4-4.7
Rapid City12.2-1.9
Scranton11.9-2.1
Fort Smith10.7-3.2
Tulsa10.2-3.6
Montgomery9.3-4.3
Macon7.5-6.1
Tallahassee8.7-4.9
North Platte11.8-1.4
Augusta8.1-5.1
Goodland10.2-3
Savannah7.7-5.4
Baltimore10.1-3
Columbus GA9-4.1
Mobile8.1-4.9
Reagan10-3
Syracuse12.3-0.6
Tampa7.1-5.7
Williamsport11.1-1.6
Wilmington7.3-5.4
Harrisburg10-2.4
Jacksonville6.1-6.3
Atlantic City9-3.3
Baton Rouge7.2-5.1
Albany10.9-1.2
Sault Ste Marie11.4-0.7
Allentown10.7-1.3
Cape Hatteras9.3-2.6
Dodge City9.8-2.1
Shreveport9.4-2.5
Sheridan10.3-1.3
New Orleans8.1-3.5
Oklahoma City8.6-2.8
Daytona Beach5.6-5.7
Wilmington DE8.4-2.7
Philadelphia8.7-2.3
Central Park8.4-2.4
Montpelier10-0.8
Scottsbluff10.90.3
Burlington12.21.8
Casper8.9-1.4
Laguardia8.6-1.7
Worchester9.2-1
Hartford9.3-0.8
Orlando4.8-5.3
Cheyenne8.7-1.3
Fort Myers4.4-5.6
Colorado Springs8.9-0.6
Billings9.3-0.1
Concord8.9-0.2
Boston8.4-0.6
Kennedy6.9-1.6
Bridgeport7.8-0.3
Lander8.70.6
Wichita Falls7.4-0.5
Providence7.4-0.4
Pueblo6.4-1.3
Miami2.7-4.6
Dallas6.7-0.4
Houston6.2-0.8
Key West3.2-3.7
Portland7.71.3
Amarillo8.52.7
Bangor7.52.2
Lubbock6.41.5
Great Falls6.51.8
Corpus Christi6.21.6
Abilene5.81.3
Salt Lake City5.41
Grand Junction4.2-0.1
Helena4.70.7
San Antonio4.20.5
Alamosa3.90.2
Austin4.51.1
Brownsville3.30
Juneau-0.8-4.1
Lihue0.1-3
Pocatallo4.31.2
Midland5.52.6
Boise2.60.6
Caribou75.3
Honolulu-0.2-1.5
Missoula0.6-0.7
Kahului-0.5-0.6
Ely3.63.9
Albuquerque33.5
Hilo-0.6-0.1
Eureka-2.8-2.1
Elko1.52.3
San Francisco-1.7-0.3
Pendleton-1.50.5
San Diego-1.30.7
Los Angeles-0.91.2
Flagstaff0.43
Spokane-1.61
Fairbanks-6.9-4.3
Astoria-2.8-0.1
Yakima-0.62.3
Olympia-2.50.6
Phoenix0.74.3
Eugene-2.61
Carson City03.7
Portland OR-3.20.5
Salem-30.7
Sacramento-1.72.3
Las Vegas0.74.9
Medford-3.21.1
Seattle-3.41.4
Tucson0.55.6
Fresno-0.45.5
Nome-9.8-1.8
Bethel-13.3-3
Barrow-8.95.3