Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1950
1-Month
27.16°F
(-2.69°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-2.83°F
(-1.57°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1965
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1924
Feb–Mar 1950
2-Month
25.58°F
(-3.57°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.46°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1996, 2019
Jan–Mar 1950
3-Month
23.58°F
(-4.68°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
-0.61°F
(-0.34°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1912
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1949–Mar 1950
4-Month
23.29°F
(-4.84°C)
23.81°F
(-4.55°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1899
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Nov 1949–Mar 1950
5-Month
25.05°F
(-3.86°C)
25.19°F
(-3.78°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1899
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Oct 1949–Mar 1950
6-Month
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
0.00°F
(0.00°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1899
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Sep 1949–Mar 1950
7-Month
31.10°F
(-0.50°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
-0.22°F
(-0.12°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Aug 1949–Mar 1950
8-Month
34.53°F
(1.41°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Ties: 1955
Jul 1949–Mar 1950
9-Month
37.51°F
(3.06°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
-0.14°F
(-0.08°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1923, 1985
Jun 1949–Mar 1950
10-Month
39.41°F
(4.12°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
-0.04°F
(-0.02°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1908
May 1949–Mar 1950
11-Month
40.27°F
(4.59°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
0.10°F
(0.05°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1900
Apr 1949–Mar 1950
12-Month
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
0.12°F
(0.07°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1957
Oct 1948–Mar 1950
18-Month
35.64°F
(2.02°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.19°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2017
Apr 1948–Mar 1950
24-Month
39.85°F
(4.36°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.11°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1994
Apr 1947–Mar 1950
36-Month
39.79°F
(4.33°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1929, 1968
Apr 1946–Mar 1950
48-Month
39.82°F
(4.34°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2019
Apr 1945–Mar 1950
60-Month
39.81°F
(4.34°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1920
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/