Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
41.31°F
(5.17°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1965
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1942
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
34.65°F
(1.47°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
-3.01°F
(-1.67°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
31.72°F
(-0.16°C)
35.15°F
(1.75°C)
-3.43°F
(-1.91°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1912
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
32.11°F
(0.06°C)
34.55°F
(1.42°C)
-2.44°F
(-1.36°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
34.26°F
(1.26°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-1.72°F
(-0.95°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2000
Ties: 1920, 1929
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
37.55°F
(3.08°C)
39.01°F
(3.89°C)
-1.46°F
(-0.81°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
41.60°F
(5.33°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
-1.10°F
(-0.61°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
45.37°F
(7.43°C)
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
-1.00°F
(-0.55°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
48.60°F
(9.22°C)
49.39°F
(9.66°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
50.78°F
(10.43°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
51.77°F
(10.98°C)
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1984
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
51.96°F
(11.09°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.04°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1928
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
46.96°F
(8.31°C)
47.68°F
(8.71°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1913
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1937
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
51.32°F
(10.73°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.39°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
51.60°F
(10.89°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1901, 1907
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
51.64°F
(10.91°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1930
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
51.81°F
(11.01°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1920
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1951

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/