Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
28.00°F
(-2.22°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-1.99°F
(-1.10°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1965
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
24.66°F
(-4.08°C)
26.41°F
(-3.11°C)
-1.75°F
(-0.97°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
23.40°F
(-4.78°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
-0.78°F
(-0.44°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
22.93°F
(-5.04°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
-0.87°F
(-0.48°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
23.69°F
(-4.62°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
-1.49°F
(-0.83°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
26.63°F
(-2.98°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
-1.26°F
(-0.70°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1899
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
30.28°F
(-0.96°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
-1.04°F
(-0.58°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
34.06°F
(1.14°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
-0.73°F
(-0.41°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1960
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
37.12°F
(2.84°C)
37.64°F
(3.13°C)
-0.52°F
(-0.29°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1906
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
38.78°F
(3.77°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
-0.67°F
(-0.37°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1916, 1952
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
39.64°F
(4.24°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
-0.53°F
(-0.30°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
39.68°F
(4.27°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
35.59°F
(1.99°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-0.39°F
(-0.22°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
39.87°F
(4.37°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.17°F
(-0.10°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1931
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
40.07°F
(4.48°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.05°F
(0.02°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1958
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
40.20°F
(4.56°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.20°F
(0.12°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1945
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1920
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2020
Ties: 1924, 1959

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