Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
30.13°F
(-1.04°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1965
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
27.20°F
(-2.67°C)
26.41°F
(-3.11°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
22.83°F
(-5.09°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
-1.36°F
(-0.75°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
23.77°F
(-4.57°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
24.94°F
(-3.92°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1899
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
27.70°F
(-2.39°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
31.39°F
(-0.34°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
34.82°F
(1.57°C)
34.78°F
(1.54°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
37.75°F
(3.19°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1900, 1973
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
39.59°F
(4.22°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
0.14°F
(0.08°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1982
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
40.44°F
(4.69°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
40.28°F
(4.60°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
36.13°F
(2.29°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
0.15°F
(0.08°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
40.32°F
(4.62°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.28°F
(0.15°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
40.60°F
(4.78°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.58°F
(0.32°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
40.39°F
(4.66°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.39°F
(0.22°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
40.08°F
(4.49°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.08°F
(0.05°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1920
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1975

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/