Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1948
1-Month
27.41°F
(-2.55°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-2.58°F
(-1.43°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1965
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Mar 1948
2-Month
24.09°F
(-4.39°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
-2.31°F
(-1.28°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1933
Jan–Mar 1948
3-Month
21.66°F
(-5.74°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
-2.53°F
(-1.40°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Dec 1947–Mar 1948
4-Month
21.96°F
(-5.58°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
-1.84°F
(-1.02°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Nov 1947–Mar 1948
5-Month
23.30°F
(-4.83°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
-1.88°F
(-1.04°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Oct 1947–Mar 1948
6-Month
27.12°F
(-2.71°C)
27.90°F
(-2.28°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.43°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1899
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Sep 1947–Mar 1948
7-Month
30.79°F
(-0.67°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.29°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Aug 1947–Mar 1948
8-Month
34.56°F
(1.42°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Jul 1947–Mar 1948
9-Month
37.29°F
(2.94°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Jun 1947–Mar 1948
10-Month
39.01°F
(3.89°C)
39.44°F
(4.13°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1994
May 1947–Mar 1948
11-Month
39.74°F
(4.30°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Apr 1947–Mar 1948
12-Month
39.67°F
(4.26°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.37°F
(-0.21°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1924
Oct 1946–Mar 1948
18-Month
35.69°F
(2.05°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Apr 1946–Mar 1948
24-Month
39.80°F
(4.33°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1911, 1916, 1971
Apr 1945–Mar 1948
36-Month
39.78°F
(4.32°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.14°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Apr 1944–Mar 1948
48-Month
39.93°F
(4.41°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1932, 1946, 1973
Apr 1943–Mar 1948
60-Month
39.91°F
(4.39°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.05°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1920
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1928

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/