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Washington (Dulles), District of Columbia

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2014
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2018
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
-6.7°F
(-3.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969, 1970
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1966, 1980, 1984
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1979, 1981, 1984
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/