Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
31.24°F
(-0.42°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
1.25°F
(0.70°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1965
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
29.20°F
(-1.56°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
2.80°F
(1.55°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
26.59°F
(-3.01°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
2.40°F
(1.33°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
26.22°F
(-3.21°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
2.42°F
(1.35°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
27.27°F
(-2.63°C)
25.19°F
(-3.78°C)
2.08°F
(1.15°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
29.79°F
(-1.23°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
1.90°F
(1.05°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1899
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
33.08°F
(0.60°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
1.76°F
(0.98°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
36.30°F
(2.39°C)
34.78°F
(1.54°C)
1.52°F
(0.85°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1921
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
39.04°F
(3.91°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
1.39°F
(0.77°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Ties: 1935, 1938
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
40.90°F
(4.94°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
1.45°F
(0.80°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
41.59°F
(5.33°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
1.42°F
(0.79°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1983
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
41.48°F
(5.27°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.44°F
(0.80°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
37.32°F
(2.96°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
1.34°F
(0.75°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
41.12°F
(5.07°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
1.09°F
(0.61°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
40.72°F
(4.84°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.70°F
(0.38°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 2010
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
40.50°F
(4.72°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.49°F
(0.27°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2019
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
40.63°F
(4.79°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 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/