Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
29.89°F
(-1.17°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-0.10°F
(-0.05°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1965
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1988
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
24.02°F
(-4.43°C)
26.41°F
(-3.11°C)
-2.39°F
(-1.32°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
21.63°F
(-5.76°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
-2.55°F
(-1.42°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1912
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
22.05°F
(-5.53°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
-1.75°F
(-0.97°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1937
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
24.11°F
(-4.38°C)
25.19°F
(-3.78°C)
-1.08°F
(-0.60°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
26.97°F
(-2.79°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
-0.92°F
(-0.51°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1899
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1970
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
30.84°F
(-0.64°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
-0.48°F
(-0.26°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1951
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
34.43°F
(1.35°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
-0.36°F
(-0.20°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1902
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
37.42°F
(3.01°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
-0.23°F
(-0.13°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1966, 1993
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
39.39°F
(4.11°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
-0.06°F
(-0.03°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
40.28°F
(4.60°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
0.11°F
(0.06°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1923
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
40.31°F
(4.62°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.27°F
(0.15°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
35.19°F
(1.77°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
-0.79°F
(-0.44°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
39.23°F
(4.02°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
-0.80°F
(-0.44°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
39.52°F
(4.18°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1899
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
39.59°F
(4.22°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.41°F
(-0.22°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
39.82°F
(4.34°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
-0.18°F
(-0.10°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1920
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1902, 1931

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