Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
31.62°F
(-0.21°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
1.63°F
(0.91°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1965
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
27.03°F
(-2.76°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1899
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
25.43°F
(-3.65°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
1.25°F
(0.69°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1912
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
25.39°F
(-3.67°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
1.59°F
(0.89°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1899
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Ties: 2002
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
26.55°F
(-3.03°C)
25.18°F
(-3.79°C)
1.37°F
(0.76°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
28.97°F
(-1.68°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
1.08°F
(0.60°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1899
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
32.55°F
(0.31°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
1.23°F
(0.69°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
35.96°F
(2.20°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
1.17°F
(0.65°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
38.95°F
(3.86°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
40.83°F
(4.91°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
1.38°F
(0.77°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
41.31°F
(5.17°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
1.14°F
(0.63°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
41.29°F
(5.16°C)
40.05°F
(4.47°C)
1.24°F
(0.69°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
37.44°F
(3.02°C)
35.98°F
(2.21°C)
1.46°F
(0.81°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
41.51°F
(5.28°C)
40.03°F
(4.46°C)
1.48°F
(0.82°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
41.14°F
(5.08°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
41.31°F
(5.17°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
1.30°F
(0.72°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2019
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
41.54°F
(5.30°C)
39.99°F
(4.44°C)
1.55°F
(0.86°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1920
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/