Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1946
1-Month
34.66°F
(1.48°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
4.67°F
(2.60°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1965
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Feb–Mar 1946
2-Month
28.58°F
(-1.90°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
2.18°F
(1.21°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1930
Jan–Mar 1946
3-Month
25.99°F
(-3.34°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
1.81°F
(1.00°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1912
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Dec 1945–Mar 1946
4-Month
24.33°F
(-4.26°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
0.53°F
(0.30°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1967
Nov 1945–Mar 1946
5-Month
25.61°F
(-3.55°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1973
Oct 1945–Mar 1946
6-Month
28.20°F
(-2.11°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1931, 1973
Sep 1945–Mar 1946
7-Month
31.60°F
(-0.22°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
0.28°F
(0.16°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Aug 1945–Mar 1946
8-Month
35.03°F
(1.68°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
0.24°F
(0.13°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Jul 1945–Mar 1946
9-Month
37.78°F
(3.21°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Jun 1945–Mar 1946
10-Month
39.35°F
(4.08°C)
39.44°F
(4.13°C)
-0.09°F
(-0.05°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
May 1945–Mar 1946
11-Month
39.90°F
(4.39°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
-0.27°F
(-0.15°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Apr 1945–Mar 1946
12-Month
39.73°F
(4.29°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.31°F
(-0.18°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1960
Oct 1944–Mar 1946
18-Month
36.09°F
(2.27°C)
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1918
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Apr 1944–Mar 1946
24-Month
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.02°F
(0.01°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Apr 1943–Mar 1946
36-Month
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.03°F
(-0.02°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2018
Apr 1942–Mar 1946
48-Month
39.93°F
(4.41°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.07°F
(-0.03°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1932, 1948, 1973
Apr 1941–Mar 1946
60-Month
40.10°F
(4.50°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1920
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/