Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1997
1-Month
32.23°F
(0.13°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
2.24°F
(1.25°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1965
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Feb–Mar 1997
2-Month
29.12°F
(-1.60°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
2.72°F
(1.51°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Jan–Mar 1997
3-Month
26.12°F
(-3.27°C)
24.19°F
(-4.34°C)
1.93°F
(1.07°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1912
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Dec 1996–Mar 1997
4-Month
25.62°F
(-3.54°C)
23.81°F
(-4.55°C)
1.81°F
(1.01°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Nov 1996–Mar 1997
5-Month
26.44°F
(-3.09°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
1.26°F
(0.70°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Oct 1996–Mar 1997
6-Month
28.90°F
(-1.72°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
1.01°F
(0.56°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1899
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Sep 1996–Mar 1997
7-Month
32.13°F
(0.07°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Ties: 1945
Aug 1996–Mar 1997
8-Month
35.57°F
(1.98°C)
34.78°F
(1.54°C)
0.79°F
(0.44°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Jul 1996–Mar 1997
9-Month
38.40°F
(3.56°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
0.75°F
(0.42°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Jun 1996–Mar 1997
10-Month
40.26°F
(4.59°C)
39.44°F
(4.13°C)
0.82°F
(0.46°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
May 1996–Mar 1997
11-Month
41.06°F
(5.03°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
0.89°F
(0.49°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Apr 1996–Mar 1997
12-Month
40.77°F
(4.87°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.73°F
(0.40°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Oct 1995–Mar 1997
18-Month
36.36°F
(2.42°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
0.38°F
(0.21°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1975
Apr 1995–Mar 1997
24-Month
40.35°F
(4.64°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
0.31°F
(0.17°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1981
Apr 1994–Mar 1997
36-Month
40.83°F
(4.91°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
0.81°F
(0.45°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2018
Apr 1993–Mar 1997
48-Month
40.55°F
(4.75°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
0.54°F
(0.30°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Apr 1992–Mar 1997
60-Month
40.44°F
(4.69°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
0.44°F
(0.25°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1920
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/