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 July 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2018
1-Month
42.73°F
(5.96°C)
41.50°F
(5.28°C)
1.23°F
(0.68°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1965
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
39.12°F
(3.96°C)
37.66°F
(3.14°C)
1.46°F
(0.82°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
36.80°F
(2.67°C)
35.15°F
(1.75°C)
1.65°F
(0.92°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1912
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2002
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
36.17°F
(2.32°C)
34.54°F
(1.41°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
37.94°F
(3.30°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
1.96°F
(1.09°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2000
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
40.90°F
(4.94°C)
39.00°F
(3.89°C)
1.90°F
(1.05°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
44.53°F
(6.96°C)
42.70°F
(5.94°C)
1.83°F
(1.02°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
47.96°F
(8.87°C)
46.37°F
(7.98°C)
1.59°F
(0.89°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
51.04°F
(10.58°C)
49.39°F
(9.66°C)
1.65°F
(0.92°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
52.98°F
(11.66°C)
51.31°F
(10.73°C)
1.67°F
(0.93°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1935
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
53.67°F
(12.04°C)
52.12°F
(11.18°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
53.68°F
(12.04°C)
52.03°F
(11.13°C)
1.65°F
(0.91°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1899
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
50.20°F
(10.11°C)
47.67°F
(8.71°C)
2.53°F
(1.40°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1913
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
54.37°F
(12.43°C)
52.02°F
(11.12°C)
2.35°F
(1.31°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
54.59°F
(12.55°C)
52.00°F
(11.11°C)
2.59°F
(1.44°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
54.25°F
(12.36°C)
51.99°F
(11.11°C)
2.26°F
(1.25°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
53.81°F
(12.12°C)
51.98°F
(11.10°C)
1.83°F
(1.02°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1920
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/