Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1980
1-Month
39.36°F
(4.09°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
-2.14°F
(-1.19°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1965
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Feb–Mar 1980
2-Month
36.10°F
(2.28°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
-1.56°F
(-0.86°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1980
3-Month
34.44°F
(1.36°C)
35.14°F
(1.74°C)
-0.70°F
(-0.38°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Dec 1979–Mar 1980
4-Month
34.84°F
(1.58°C)
34.55°F
(1.42°C)
0.29°F
(0.16°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Nov 1979–Mar 1980
5-Month
35.86°F
(2.14°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2000
Oct 1979–Mar 1980
6-Month
39.09°F
(3.94°C)
39.00°F
(3.89°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1901
Sep 1979–Mar 1980
7-Month
42.95°F
(6.08°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
0.25°F
(0.14°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1942
Aug 1979–Mar 1980
8-Month
46.45°F
(8.03°C)
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1898
Jul 1979–Mar 1980
9-Month
49.42°F
(9.68°C)
49.40°F
(9.67°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1959
Jun 1979–Mar 1980
10-Month
51.26°F
(10.70°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
May 1979–Mar 1980
11-Month
51.97°F
(11.09°C)
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Apr 1979–Mar 1980
12-Month
51.82°F
(11.01°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.21°F
(-0.12°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Oct 1978–Mar 1980
18-Month
46.64°F
(8.13°C)
47.67°F
(8.71°C)
-1.03°F
(-0.58°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1913
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Apr 1978–Mar 1980
24-Month
51.30°F
(10.72°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.40°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Apr 1977–Mar 1980
36-Month
51.52°F
(10.84°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Apr 1976–Mar 1980
48-Month
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.68°F
(-0.38°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1918
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2018
Apr 1975–Mar 1980
60-Month
51.48°F
(10.82°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1920
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1900, 1914

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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/