Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1966
1-Month
43.00°F
(6.11°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
1.50°F
(0.83°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1965
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Feb–Mar 1966
2-Month
37.12°F
(2.84°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
-0.54°F
(-0.30°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2012
Jan–Mar 1966
3-Month
33.54°F
(0.86°C)
35.15°F
(1.75°C)
-1.61°F
(-0.89°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1912
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Dec 1965–Mar 1966
4-Month
34.12°F
(1.18°C)
34.55°F
(1.42°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Nov 1965–Mar 1966
5-Month
36.22°F
(2.34°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2000
Oct 1965–Mar 1966
6-Month
39.35°F
(4.08°C)
39.00°F
(3.89°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Ties: 1919, 1942
Sep 1965–Mar 1966
7-Month
42.55°F
(5.86°C)
42.69°F
(5.94°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2016
Aug 1965–Mar 1966
8-Month
46.12°F
(7.84°C)
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2016
Jul 1965–Mar 1966
9-Month
49.06°F
(9.48°C)
49.40°F
(9.67°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Jun 1965–Mar 1966
10-Month
50.84°F
(10.47°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1985
May 1965–Mar 1966
11-Month
51.75°F
(10.97°C)
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Ties: 1975
Apr 1965–Mar 1966
12-Month
51.76°F
(10.98°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2017
Oct 1964–Mar 1966
18-Month
47.17°F
(8.43°C)
47.68°F
(8.71°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.28°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1913
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Apr 1964–Mar 1966
24-Month
51.62°F
(10.90°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1949
Apr 1963–Mar 1966
36-Month
51.83°F
(11.02°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2018
Apr 1962–Mar 1966
48-Month
51.90°F
(11.06°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2018
Apr 1961–Mar 1966
60-Month
51.71°F
(10.95°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1920
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2020
Ties: 1901, 1904, 1922

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/