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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
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970, 2014
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2018
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-7.1°F
(-4.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-6.3°F
(-3.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1970
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1970
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1970
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1982
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1970, 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1970, 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1969
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1993, 2015
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971, 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1971
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970, 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1970
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1980
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1967, 1973, 1979, 1982
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1971
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1974, 1983, 1984

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