Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1901
1-Month
40.71°F
(4.84°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1965
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Feb–Mar 1901
2-Month
35.28°F
(1.82°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
-2.38°F
(-1.32°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1937
Jan–Mar 1901
3-Month
34.06°F
(1.14°C)
35.14°F
(1.74°C)
-1.08°F
(-0.60°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Dec 1900–Mar 1901
4-Month
34.17°F
(1.21°C)
34.55°F
(1.42°C)
-0.38°F
(-0.21°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Nov 1900–Mar 1901
5-Month
35.64°F
(2.02°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2000
Oct 1900–Mar 1901
6-Month
39.09°F
(3.94°C)
39.00°F
(3.89°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Ties: 1980
Sep 1900–Mar 1901
7-Month
42.81°F
(6.01°C)
42.69°F
(5.94°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Aug 1900–Mar 1901
8-Month
46.57°F
(8.09°C)
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
0.20°F
(0.11°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2016
Jul 1900–Mar 1901
9-Month
49.52°F
(9.73°C)
49.40°F
(9.67°C)
0.12°F
(0.06°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jun 1900–Mar 1901
10-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
55th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1988
May 1900–Mar 1901
11-Month
52.52°F
(11.40°C)
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
48th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1911
Apr 1900–Mar 1901
12-Month
52.44°F
(11.36°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.42°F
(0.24°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1899
46th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Oct 1899–Mar 1901
18-Month
48.11°F
(8.95°C)
47.67°F
(8.71°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1913
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1899–Mar 1901
24-Month
52.28°F
(11.27°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
48th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1898–Mar 1901
36-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Ties: 1907, 1978
Apr 1897–Mar 1901
48-Month
51.73°F
(10.96°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1973
Apr 1896–Mar 1901
60-Month
51.71°F
(10.95°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 1904, 1922, 1966

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/