Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
34.32°F
(1.29°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
4.33°F
(2.41°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1965
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
28.72°F
(-1.82°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
2.32°F
(1.29°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
25.76°F
(-3.47°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
1.58°F
(0.87°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1912
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
24.40°F
(-4.22°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
0.60°F
(0.34°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
25.61°F
(-3.55°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
0.43°F
(0.24°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1899
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1946
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
28.20°F
(-2.11°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1899
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1931, 1946
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
31.63°F
(-0.21°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
35.05°F
(1.69°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
0.26°F
(0.14°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
37.75°F
(3.19°C)
37.64°F
(3.13°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1900, 1940
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
39.51°F
(4.17°C)
39.44°F
(4.13°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1967, 2001
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
40.25°F
(4.58°C)
40.18°F
(4.54°C)
0.07°F
(0.04°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1982
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
40.07°F
(4.48°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.03°F
(0.01°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2016
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
36.24°F
(2.36°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
0.26°F
(0.15°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
40.06°F
(4.48°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.03°F
(0.02°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
39.95°F
(4.42°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1927
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
39.93°F
(4.41°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
-0.08°F
(-0.04°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1932, 1946, 1948
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
39.76°F
(4.31°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1920
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020

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