Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
27.72°F
(-2.38°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-2.27°F
(-1.26°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1965
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
25.52°F
(-3.60°C)
26.41°F
(-3.11°C)
-0.89°F
(-0.49°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
22.69°F
(-5.17°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
-1.49°F
(-0.83°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1912
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
22.97°F
(-5.02°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
-0.83°F
(-0.46°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
24.38°F
(-4.23°C)
25.19°F
(-3.78°C)
-0.81°F
(-0.45°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1959
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
26.97°F
(-2.79°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
-0.92°F
(-0.51°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1978
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
30.67°F
(-0.74°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
-0.65°F
(-0.36°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2016
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
34.29°F
(1.27°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
37.30°F
(2.94°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1971
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
39.02°F
(3.90°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
39.85°F
(4.36°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
-0.32°F
(-0.18°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
39.86°F
(4.37°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
-0.19°F
(-0.10°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1944
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
35.49°F
(1.94°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-0.49°F
(-0.27°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
39.47°F
(4.15°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.57°F
(-0.32°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2017
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
39.46°F
(4.14°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.55°F
(-0.31°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
39.58°F
(4.21°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.43°F
(-0.24°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1918
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
39.66°F
(4.26°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.34°F
(-0.18°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1920
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/