Climate at a Glance

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South Atlantic-Gulf Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1944, 2008
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1947
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1899
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012, 2017, 2020
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1914
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1920, 1956, 1988
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1956, 1959
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1961, 1993
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1944, 1947, 1961, 1983
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1926, 1944, 1956, 1961, 1975, 1983, 2015
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1973, 1982, 2015
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1912, 1926, 1983
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017, 2020
Ties: 1906, 1912, 1919, 1929, 1930, 1982, 1994
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1915
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1931, 1985
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1970
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1906, 1972

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published March 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/