Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
33.78°F
(0.99°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
3.79°F
(2.11°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1965
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
29.76°F
(-1.24°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
3.36°F
(1.87°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
27.62°F
(-2.43°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
3.43°F
(1.91°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
25.25°F
(-3.75°C)
23.81°F
(-4.55°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1990, 2013
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
26.24°F
(-3.20°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
1.06°F
(0.59°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
29.01°F
(-1.66°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
32.14°F
(0.08°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
0.82°F
(0.46°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
35.40°F
(1.89°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
0.61°F
(0.34°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
38.22°F
(3.46°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
39.89°F
(4.38°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
0.44°F
(0.24°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
40.71°F
(4.84°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
40.76°F
(4.87°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.72°F
(0.40°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
36.44°F
(2.47°C)
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
0.45°F
(0.25°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
40.33°F
(4.63°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.30°F
(0.17°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.16°F
(0.09°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1918
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2018
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
40.42°F
(4.68°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.41°F
(0.23°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2019
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
40.42°F
(4.68°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.42°F
(0.24°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1920
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2020
Ties: 1941

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/