Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
40.75°F
(4.86°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1965
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1914
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
36.51°F
(2.51°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
-1.15°F
(-0.63°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
34.68°F
(1.49°C)
35.15°F
(1.75°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1930
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
33.94°F
(1.08°C)
34.55°F
(1.42°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-1.19°F
(-0.66°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2000
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
38.17°F
(3.43°C)
39.01°F
(3.89°C)
-0.84°F
(-0.46°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
42.13°F
(5.63°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.31°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
46.10°F
(7.83°C)
46.38°F
(7.99°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
49.24°F
(9.58°C)
49.39°F
(9.66°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
50.97°F
(10.54°C)
51.30°F
(10.72°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
51.91°F
(11.06°C)
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
-0.20°F
(-0.11°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
47.61°F
(8.67°C)
47.67°F
(8.71°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.04°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1927
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
52.20°F
(11.22°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.18°F
(0.10°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1902
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
52.46°F
(11.37°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.46°F
(0.26°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1933
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
52.64°F
(11.47°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.65°F
(0.36°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
52.37°F
(11.32°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.39°F
(0.22°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1920
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2019
Ties: 1996, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/