Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1959
1-Month
29.12°F
(-1.60°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-0.87°F
(-0.48°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1965
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Feb–Mar 1959
2-Month
25.43°F
(-3.65°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
-0.97°F
(-0.54°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1899
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jan–Mar 1959
3-Month
23.14°F
(-4.92°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
-1.05°F
(-0.58°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1912
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Dec 1958–Mar 1959
4-Month
22.62°F
(-5.21°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
-1.18°F
(-0.65°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1899
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Nov 1958–Mar 1959
5-Month
24.38°F
(-4.23°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
-0.80°F
(-0.44°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1970
Oct 1958–Mar 1959
6-Month
27.26°F
(-2.63°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
-0.63°F
(-0.35°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1899
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1915
Sep 1958–Mar 1959
7-Month
30.92°F
(-0.60°C)
31.33°F
(-0.37°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.23°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1924
Aug 1958–Mar 1959
8-Month
34.54°F
(1.41°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
-0.25°F
(-0.14°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 2014
Jul 1958–Mar 1959
9-Month
37.39°F
(2.99°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.15°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Jun 1958–Mar 1959
10-Month
39.18°F
(3.99°C)
39.44°F
(4.13°C)
-0.26°F
(-0.14°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
May 1958–Mar 1959
11-Month
40.06°F
(4.48°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Apr 1958–Mar 1959
12-Month
39.93°F
(4.41°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.11°F
(-0.06°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1947, 1967
Oct 1957–Mar 1959
18-Month
36.06°F
(2.26°C)
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1915
Apr 1957–Mar 1959
24-Month
40.14°F
(4.52°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Apr 1956–Mar 1959
36-Month
40.15°F
(4.53°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.13°F
(0.07°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1918
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Apr 1955–Mar 1959
48-Month
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1939
Apr 1954–Mar 1959
60-Month
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.04°F
(0.03°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1920
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1924, 1956

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