Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1900
1-Month
29.53°F
(-1.37°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-0.46°F
(-0.25°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1965
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Feb–Mar 1900
2-Month
24.44°F
(-4.20°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
-1.96°F
(-1.09°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jan–Mar 1900
3-Month
24.28°F
(-4.29°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
0.09°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1912
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Dec 1899–Mar 1900
4-Month
23.64°F
(-4.64°C)
23.81°F
(-4.55°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.09°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2016
Ties: 1952
Nov 1899–Mar 1900
5-Month
25.70°F
(-3.50°C)
25.19°F
(-3.78°C)
0.51°F
(0.28°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
51st Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1919, 1961
Oct 1899–Mar 1900
6-Month
28.42°F
(-1.99°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
0.53°F
(0.29°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Sep 1899–Mar 1900
7-Month
31.59°F
(-0.23°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
58th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Aug 1899–Mar 1900
8-Month
34.98°F
(1.66°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
0.19°F
(0.11°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
60th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jul 1899–Mar 1900
9-Month
37.75°F
(3.19°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1940, 1973
Jun 1899–Mar 1900
10-Month
39.54°F
(4.19°C)
39.44°F
(4.13°C)
0.10°F
(0.06°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
May 1899–Mar 1900
11-Month
40.27°F
(4.59°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
65th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1950
Apr 1899–Mar 1900
12-Month
40.10°F
(4.50°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2016
Ties: 1976
Oct 1898–Mar 1900
18-Month
34.83°F
(1.57°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-1.15°F
(-0.64°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2017
Apr 1898–Mar 1900
24-Month
39.25°F
(4.03°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Apr 1897–Mar 1900
36-Month
39.51°F
(4.17°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.29°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2018
Apr 1896–Mar 1900
48-Month
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1918
100th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1916
Apr 1895–Mar 1900
60-Month
39.55°F
(4.19°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.45°F
(-0.25°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1920
108th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/