Climate at a Glance

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Lower Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1917, 1928
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012, 2017
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1923, 2018
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1907
Ties: 1909, 1999
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1949
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1935
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1952, 1957
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1934, 1952
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1901, 1903, 1909, 1928, 1937, 1949, 1992, 2007
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1903, 1925, 1944, 1945, 2002, 2018
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1942, 2003
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1924, 1929, 1951, 1974, 1975, 1986, 1991, 2004
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1918, 1959, 1996, 1998
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1902, 1915, 1960, 1968, 1982, 1984, 1996
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1906, 1963, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/