Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1998
1-Month
41.34°F
(5.19°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
-0.16°F
(-0.09°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1965
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Feb–Mar 1998
2-Month
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
37.67°F
(3.15°C)
2.36°F
(1.31°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Jan–Mar 1998
3-Month
38.35°F
(3.53°C)
35.15°F
(1.75°C)
3.20°F
(1.78°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1912
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Dec 1997–Mar 1998
4-Month
37.26°F
(2.92°C)
34.55°F
(1.42°C)
2.71°F
(1.50°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Nov 1997–Mar 1998
5-Month
37.98°F
(3.32°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
2.00°F
(1.11°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2000
Oct 1997–Mar 1998
6-Month
40.64°F
(4.80°C)
39.01°F
(3.89°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Sep 1997–Mar 1998
7-Month
44.32°F
(6.84°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
1.62°F
(0.90°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Aug 1997–Mar 1998
8-Month
47.75°F
(8.75°C)
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
1.38°F
(0.77°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1991
Jul 1997–Mar 1998
9-Month
50.57°F
(10.32°C)
49.39°F
(9.66°C)
1.18°F
(0.66°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1953
Jun 1997–Mar 1998
10-Month
52.35°F
(11.31°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
1.04°F
(0.58°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
May 1997–Mar 1998
11-Month
52.99°F
(11.66°C)
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
0.87°F
(0.48°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Apr 1997–Mar 1998
12-Month
52.57°F
(11.43°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1899
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Oct 1996–Mar 1998
18-Month
48.26°F
(9.03°C)
47.68°F
(8.71°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1913
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Apr 1996–Mar 1998
24-Month
52.49°F
(11.38°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
0.47°F
(0.26°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Apr 1995–Mar 1998
36-Month
52.28°F
(11.27°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2018
Ties: 1923
Apr 1994–Mar 1998
48-Month
52.60°F
(11.44°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
0.61°F
(0.33°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2018
Ties: 1940
Apr 1993–Mar 1998
60-Month
52.37°F
(11.32°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
0.39°F
(0.22°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1920
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020
Ties: 1956, 1996

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/