Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1985
1-Month
43.48°F
(6.38°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
1.98°F
(1.10°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1965
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Feb–Mar 1985
2-Month
37.18°F
(2.88°C)
37.67°F
(3.15°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Jan–Mar 1985
3-Month
33.55°F
(0.86°C)
35.14°F
(1.74°C)
-1.59°F
(-0.88°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1912
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Dec 1984–Mar 1985
4-Month
33.80°F
(1.00°C)
34.55°F
(1.42°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Nov 1984–Mar 1985
5-Month
35.35°F
(1.86°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2000
Oct 1984–Mar 1985
6-Month
38.39°F
(3.55°C)
39.01°F
(3.89°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.34°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1930
Sep 1984–Mar 1985
7-Month
41.93°F
(5.52°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
-0.77°F
(-0.42°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1906, 1924
Aug 1984–Mar 1985
8-Month
45.83°F
(7.68°C)
46.38°F
(7.99°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.31°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Jul 1984–Mar 1985
9-Month
48.86°F
(9.37°C)
49.39°F
(9.66°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Jun 1984–Mar 1985
10-Month
50.84°F
(10.47°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1966
May 1984–Mar 1985
11-Month
51.68°F
(10.93°C)
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
-0.44°F
(-0.25°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Apr 1984–Mar 1985
12-Month
51.51°F
(10.84°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Oct 1983–Mar 1985
18-Month
47.10°F
(8.39°C)
47.67°F
(8.71°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1913
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1949
Apr 1983–Mar 1985
24-Month
51.44°F
(10.80°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1914
Apr 1982–Mar 1985
36-Month
51.73°F
(10.96°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1926, 1960, 1973
Apr 1981–Mar 1985
48-Month
51.85°F
(11.03°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Apr 1980–Mar 1985
60-Month
52.10°F
(11.17°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1920
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/