Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
39.54°F
(4.19°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
-1.96°F
(-1.09°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1965
95th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
37.96°F
(3.31°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
36.80°F
(2.67°C)
35.14°F
(1.74°C)
1.66°F
(0.93°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1912
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 2018
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
36.63°F
(2.57°C)
34.54°F
(1.41°C)
2.09°F
(1.16°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
38.79°F
(3.77°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
2.81°F
(1.56°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
41.38°F
(5.21°C)
39.00°F
(3.89°C)
2.38°F
(1.32°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
44.86°F
(7.14°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
2.16°F
(1.20°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
48.54°F
(9.19°C)
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
2.17°F
(1.21°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
51.42°F
(10.79°C)
49.40°F
(9.67°C)
2.02°F
(1.12°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
53.20°F
(11.78°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
1.89°F
(1.05°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
54.08°F
(12.27°C)
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
53.99°F
(12.22°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.97°F
(1.10°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
48.68°F
(9.27°C)
47.67°F
(8.71°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1913
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
53.11°F
(11.73°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
1.09°F
(0.61°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
53.46°F
(11.92°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.68°F
(0.93°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
53.45°F
(11.92°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.47°F
(0.82°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/