Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1996
1-Month
26.94°F
(-2.81°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
-3.05°F
(-1.69°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1965
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–Mar 1996
2-Month
25.58°F
(-3.57°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
-0.82°F
(-0.46°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1899
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1950, 2019
Jan–Mar 1996
3-Month
23.26°F
(-4.86°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
-0.93°F
(-0.52°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1912
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Dec 1995–Mar 1996
4-Month
23.33°F
(-4.82°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
-0.47°F
(-0.26°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Nov 1995–Mar 1996
5-Month
24.79°F
(-4.01°C)
25.19°F
(-3.78°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.23°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1899
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Oct 1995–Mar 1996
6-Month
27.56°F
(-2.47°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
-0.33°F
(-0.19°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1899
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1926
Sep 1995–Mar 1996
7-Month
31.02°F
(-0.54°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
-0.30°F
(-0.16°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Aug 1995–Mar 1996
8-Month
34.83°F
(1.57°C)
34.78°F
(1.54°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Jul 1995–Mar 1996
9-Month
37.70°F
(3.17°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Jun 1995–Mar 1996
10-Month
39.46°F
(4.14°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
0.01°F
(0.00°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
May 1995–Mar 1996
11-Month
40.16°F
(4.53°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
-0.01°F
(-0.01°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Apr 1995–Mar 1996
12-Month
39.92°F
(4.40°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
-0.12°F
(-0.07°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Oct 1994–Mar 1996
18-Month
36.82°F
(2.68°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
0.84°F
(0.47°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Apr 1994–Mar 1996
24-Month
40.86°F
(4.92°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
0.83°F
(0.46°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1918
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2017
Apr 1993–Mar 1996
36-Month
40.48°F
(4.71°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.46°F
(0.25°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2018
Ties: 1984
Apr 1992–Mar 1996
48-Month
40.36°F
(4.64°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.35°F
(0.19°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Apr 1991–Mar 1996
60-Month
40.70°F
(4.83°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.70°F
(0.39°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1920
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2020
Ties: 1998

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