Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Minimum Temperature Rankings, March 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2020
1-Month
35.44°F
(1.91°C)
29.99°F
(-1.12°C)
5.45°F
(3.03°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1965
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Feb–Mar 2020
2-Month
30.32°F
(-0.93°C)
26.40°F
(-3.11°C)
3.92°F
(2.18°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–Mar 2020
3-Month
28.89°F
(-1.73°C)
24.18°F
(-4.34°C)
4.71°F
(2.61°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1912
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Dec 2019–Mar 2020
4-Month
28.36°F
(-2.02°C)
23.80°F
(-4.56°C)
4.56°F
(2.54°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Nov 2019–Mar 2020
5-Month
28.67°F
(-1.85°C)
25.19°F
(-3.78°C)
3.48°F
(1.93°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Oct 2019–Mar 2020
6-Month
30.54°F
(-0.81°C)
27.89°F
(-2.28°C)
2.65°F
(1.47°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1899
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Sep 2019–Mar 2020
7-Month
34.21°F
(1.23°C)
31.32°F
(-0.38°C)
2.89°F
(1.61°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Aug 2019–Mar 2020
8-Month
37.58°F
(3.10°C)
34.79°F
(1.55°C)
2.79°F
(1.55°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Jul 2019–Mar 2020
9-Month
40.30°F
(4.61°C)
37.65°F
(3.14°C)
2.65°F
(1.47°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2019–Mar 2020
10-Month
41.90°F
(5.50°C)
39.45°F
(4.14°C)
2.45°F
(1.36°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
May 2019–Mar 2020
11-Month
42.46°F
(5.81°C)
40.17°F
(4.54°C)
2.29°F
(1.27°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Apr 2019–Mar 2020
12-Month
42.32°F
(5.73°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
2.28°F
(1.26°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Oct 2018–Mar 2020
18-Month
37.84°F
(3.24°C)
35.99°F
(2.22°C)
1.85°F
(1.02°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Apr 2018–Mar 2020
24-Month
42.01°F
(5.56°C)
40.04°F
(4.47°C)
1.97°F
(1.09°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Apr 2017–Mar 2020
36-Month
41.92°F
(5.51°C)
40.02°F
(4.46°C)
1.90°F
(1.05°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 2021
Apr 2016–Mar 2020
48-Month
42.28°F
(5.71°C)
40.01°F
(4.45°C)
2.27°F
(1.26°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1918
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Apr 2015–Mar 2020
60-Month
42.51°F
(5.84°C)
40.00°F
(4.44°C)
2.51°F
(1.40°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1920
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/