Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1902
1-Month
30.79°F
(-0.67°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
0.80°F
(0.45°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1965
59th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Mar 1902
2-Month
25.92°F
(-3.38°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.27°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1899
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jan–Mar 1902
3-Month
23.68°F
(-4.62°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
-0.51°F
(-0.28°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1912
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Dec 1901–Mar 1902
4-Month
23.00°F
(-5.00°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
-0.80°F
(-0.44°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Ties: 1971, 1982
Nov 1901–Mar 1902
5-Month
24.40°F
(-4.22°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Ties: 2001
Oct 1901–Mar 1902
6-Month
27.40°F
(-2.56°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.28°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1899
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Ties: 1951
Sep 1901–Mar 1902
7-Month
30.74°F
(-0.70°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
-0.58°F
(-0.32°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Ties: 1925, 1994
Aug 1901–Mar 1902
8-Month
34.43°F
(1.35°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Ties: 1978
Jul 1901–Mar 1902
9-Month
37.55°F
(3.08°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.06°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1988
Jun 1901–Mar 1902
10-Month
39.34°F
(4.08°C)
39.44°F
(4.13°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
May 1901–Mar 1902
11-Month
40.15°F
(4.53°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
-0.02°F
(-0.01°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Ties: 1926, 1967
Apr 1901–Mar 1902
12-Month
39.89°F
(4.38°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.09°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2016
Oct 1900–Mar 1902
18-Month
36.01°F
(2.23°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1908
Apr 1900–Mar 1902
24-Month
40.29°F
(4.61°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.26°F
(0.15°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Apr 1899–Mar 1902
36-Month
40.23°F
(4.57°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.21°F
(0.11°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1918
54th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr 1898–Mar 1902
48-Month
39.77°F
(4.32°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.12°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2019
Apr 1897–Mar 1902
60-Month
39.82°F
(4.34°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1920
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2020
Ties: 1931, 1978

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