Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2017
1-Month
46.15°F
(7.86°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
4.65°F
(2.58°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1965
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–Mar 2017
2-Month
43.66°F
(6.48°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
6.00°F
(3.34°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Mar 2017
3-Month
40.30°F
(4.61°C)
35.15°F
(1.75°C)
5.15°F
(2.86°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1912
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Dec 2016–Mar 2017
4-Month
38.46°F
(3.59°C)
34.54°F
(1.41°C)
3.92°F
(2.18°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Nov 2016–Mar 2017
5-Month
40.36°F
(4.64°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
4.38°F
(2.43°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2000
Oct 2016–Mar 2017
6-Month
43.26°F
(6.26°C)
39.01°F
(3.89°C)
4.25°F
(2.37°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Sep 2016–Mar 2017
7-Month
46.67°F
(8.15°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
3.97°F
(2.21°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Aug 2016–Mar 2017
8-Month
50.02°F
(10.01°C)
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
3.65°F
(2.03°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Jul 2016–Mar 2017
9-Month
52.82°F
(11.57°C)
49.39°F
(9.66°C)
3.43°F
(1.91°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2016–Mar 2017
10-Month
54.72°F
(12.62°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
3.41°F
(1.89°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
May 2016–Mar 2017
11-Month
55.23°F
(12.91°C)
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
3.11°F
(1.73°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2016–Mar 2017
12-Month
55.06°F
(12.81°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
3.03°F
(1.68°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1899
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Oct 2015–Mar 2017
18-Month
51.13°F
(10.63°C)
47.67°F
(8.71°C)
3.46°F
(1.92°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1913
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2015–Mar 2017
24-Month
55.05°F
(12.81°C)
52.01°F
(11.12°C)
3.04°F
(1.69°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 2014–Mar 2017
36-Month
54.44°F
(12.47°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.44°F
(1.36°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr 2013–Mar 2017
48-Month
53.84°F
(12.13°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
1.85°F
(1.02°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr 2012–Mar 2017
60-Month
53.86°F
(12.14°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.88°F
(1.04°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1920
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/