Climate at a Glance

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Upper Mississippi River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1948
1-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1916
Feb–Mar 1948
2-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1899
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–Mar 1948
3-Month
21.4°F
(-5.9°C)
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1912
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Dec 1947–Mar 1948
4-Month
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1899
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1915, 1916, 1923, 1996
Nov 1947–Mar 1948
5-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1912
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1962
Oct 1947–Mar 1948
6-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1906
Sep 1947–Mar 1948
7-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1912
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1906, 1927, 1958, 1967
Aug 1947–Mar 1948
8-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1912
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1908, 1934, 1949, 2013, 2018
Jul 1947–Mar 1948
9-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1912
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1902, 1910, 1924, 1937, 1984, 1985
Jun 1947–Mar 1948
10-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1947, 1958
May 1947–Mar 1948
11-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1904
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1896, 1903, 1971, 2009
Apr 1947–Mar 1948
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1906, 1927, 1946, 1960, 1975, 1986, 2015
Oct 1946–Mar 1948
18-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1941, 1967, 1986
Apr 1946–Mar 1948
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1905
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1897, 1908, 1944, 1947, 1953, 1967, 1986, 2014
Apr 1945–Mar 1948
36-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1978, 1981, 1998, 2015
Apr 1944–Mar 1948
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1906
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Ties: 1916, 1946, 1959, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1974, 1975, 1985, 1986, 1994
Apr 1943–Mar 1948
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1908
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Ties: 1947, 1950

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published April 2020, retrieved on April 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/