Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1938
1-Month
45.01°F
(7.23°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
3.51°F
(1.95°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1965
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Feb–Mar 1938
2-Month
40.50°F
(4.72°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
2.84°F
(1.58°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Jan–Mar 1938
3-Month
37.72°F
(3.18°C)
35.15°F
(1.75°C)
2.57°F
(1.43°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Dec 1937–Mar 1938
4-Month
36.46°F
(2.48°C)
34.54°F
(1.41°C)
1.92°F
(1.07°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Ties: 1987
Nov 1937–Mar 1938
5-Month
37.33°F
(2.96°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
1.35°F
(0.75°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2000
Oct 1937–Mar 1938
6-Month
40.09°F
(4.49°C)
39.00°F
(3.89°C)
1.09°F
(0.60°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Sep 1937–Mar 1938
7-Month
43.75°F
(6.53°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
1.05°F
(0.59°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Aug 1937–Mar 1938
8-Month
47.62°F
(8.68°C)
46.38°F
(7.99°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Ties: 1981
Jul 1937–Mar 1938
9-Month
50.61°F
(10.34°C)
49.40°F
(9.67°C)
1.21°F
(0.67°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Jun 1937–Mar 1938
10-Month
52.43°F
(11.35°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
May 1937–Mar 1938
11-Month
53.29°F
(11.83°C)
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
1.18°F
(0.66°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Apr 1937–Mar 1938
12-Month
53.03°F
(11.68°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.00°F
(0.55°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Oct 1936–Mar 1938
18-Month
47.75°F
(8.75°C)
47.67°F
(8.71°C)
0.08°F
(0.04°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1913
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1957
Apr 1936–Mar 1938
24-Month
52.56°F
(11.42°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
0.55°F
(0.30°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Apr 1935–Mar 1938
36-Month
51.92°F
(11.07°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1963
Apr 1934–Mar 1938
48-Month
52.45°F
(11.36°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.46°F
(0.25°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Apr 1933–Mar 1938
60-Month
52.66°F
(11.48°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.68°F
(0.38°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1920
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/