Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1960
1-Month
35.91°F
(2.17°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
-5.59°F
(-3.11°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1965
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Feb–Mar 1960
2-Month
33.22°F
(0.68°C)
37.67°F
(3.15°C)
-4.45°F
(-2.47°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jan–Mar 1960
3-Month
31.96°F
(-0.02°C)
35.14°F
(1.74°C)
-3.18°F
(-1.76°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Dec 1959–Mar 1960
4-Month
32.96°F
(0.53°C)
34.55°F
(1.42°C)
-1.59°F
(-0.89°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Nov 1959–Mar 1960
5-Month
34.10°F
(1.17°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-1.88°F
(-1.04°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2000
Oct 1959–Mar 1960
6-Month
37.30°F
(2.94°C)
39.00°F
(3.89°C)
-1.70°F
(-0.95°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Sep 1959–Mar 1960
7-Month
41.22°F
(5.12°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
-1.48°F
(-0.82°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Aug 1959–Mar 1960
8-Month
45.22°F
(7.34°C)
46.38°F
(7.99°C)
-1.16°F
(-0.65°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Ties: 1920
Jul 1959–Mar 1960
9-Month
48.37°F
(9.09°C)
49.40°F
(9.67°C)
-1.03°F
(-0.58°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jun 1959–Mar 1960
10-Month
50.53°F
(10.29°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.44°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
May 1959–Mar 1960
11-Month
51.46°F
(10.81°C)
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.36°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Apr 1959–Mar 1960
12-Month
51.48°F
(10.82°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.31°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1899
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1965
Oct 1958–Mar 1960
18-Month
47.28°F
(8.49°C)
47.67°F
(8.71°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1913
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1919
Apr 1958–Mar 1960
24-Month
51.80°F
(11.00°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1915
Apr 1957–Mar 1960
36-Month
51.73°F
(10.96°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1926, 1973, 1985
Apr 1956–Mar 1960
48-Month
51.94°F
(11.08°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Apr 1955–Mar 1960
60-Month
51.95°F
(11.08°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.03°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1927

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/