Climate at a Glance

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Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1897
1-Month
28.27°F
(-2.07°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-1.72°F
(-0.95°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1965
93rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 1897
2-Month
25.88°F
(-3.40°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
75th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Mar 1897
3-Month
23.47°F
(-4.74°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
-0.71°F
(-0.40°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1903
Dec 1896–Mar 1897
4-Month
23.94°F
(-4.48°C)
23.81°F
(-4.55°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
65th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2011
Nov 1896–Mar 1897
5-Month
24.78°F
(-4.01°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Oct 1896–Mar 1897
6-Month
27.27°F
(-2.63°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.35°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1899
95th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 1896–Mar 1897
7-Month
30.60°F
(-0.78°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
-0.72°F
(-0.40°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1896–Mar 1897
8-Month
34.17°F
(1.21°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
-0.62°F
(-0.34°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
104th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 1896–Mar 1897
9-Month
37.18°F
(2.88°C)
37.64°F
(3.13°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.25°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
96th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1896–Mar 1897
10-Month
39.12°F
(3.96°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.18°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
91st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
May 1896–Mar 1897
11-Month
40.12°F
(4.51°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
-0.05°F
(-0.03°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
76th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Apr 1896–Mar 1897
12-Month
40.14°F
(4.52°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
65th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1914
Oct 1895–Mar 1897
18-Month
35.56°F
(1.98°C)
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
97th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Apr 1895–Mar 1897
24-Month
39.60°F
(4.22°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
104th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1949

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