Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2012
1-Month
50.41°F
(10.23°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
8.91°F
(4.95°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1965
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 2012
2-Month
43.96°F
(6.64°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
6.30°F
(3.50°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 2012
3-Month
41.35°F
(5.19°C)
35.15°F
(1.75°C)
6.20°F
(3.44°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1912
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2011–Mar 2012
4-Month
39.86°F
(4.37°C)
34.55°F
(1.42°C)
5.31°F
(2.95°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2011–Mar 2012
5-Month
40.64°F
(4.80°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
4.66°F
(2.59°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2000
Oct 2011–Mar 2012
6-Month
43.05°F
(6.14°C)
39.01°F
(3.89°C)
4.04°F
(2.25°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2016
Sep 2011–Mar 2012
7-Month
46.34°F
(7.97°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
3.64°F
(2.03°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 2011–Mar 2012
8-Month
49.92°F
(9.96°C)
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
3.55°F
(1.98°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 2011–Mar 2012
9-Month
52.83°F
(11.57°C)
49.39°F
(9.66°C)
3.44°F
(1.91°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jun 2011–Mar 2012
10-Month
54.53°F
(12.52°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
3.22°F
(1.79°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 2011–Mar 2012
11-Month
54.95°F
(12.75°C)
52.11°F
(11.17°C)
2.84°F
(1.58°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2011–Mar 2012
12-Month
54.70°F
(12.61°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.68°F
(1.49°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Oct 2010–Mar 2012
18-Month
49.62°F
(9.79°C)
47.67°F
(8.71°C)
1.95°F
(1.08°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1913
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Apr 2010–Mar 2012
24-Month
53.83°F
(12.13°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
1.82°F
(1.01°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2017
Apr 2009–Mar 2012
36-Month
53.22°F
(11.79°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
1.22°F
(0.68°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2018
Apr 2008–Mar 2012
48-Month
53.07°F
(11.71°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2009 2018
Apr 2007–Mar 2012
60-Month
53.11°F
(11.73°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.13°F
(0.63°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1920
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2020

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