Climate at a Glance

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South Atlantic-Gulf Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1949, 1952
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1947
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1916, 1963
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1978
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2017, 2020
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1947
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932
Ties: 1920, 1956, 1979
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1924, 1966
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1896, 1966, 1984, 2001
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1900, 1982, 1984
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1910, 1967, 1982, 2014
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1947, 1956, 1965, 1971, 1975, 1993, 2014
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1911, 1956, 1959
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017, 2020
Ties: 1996, 2014
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1901, 1912, 1936, 1947, 1994, 1997
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1897, 1926, 1929, 1936, 1951, 1956, 1973, 1995, 2002
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1898, 1932, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1952, 1976
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1970
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1900, 1910, 1930, 1956, 1976, 1990, 2004
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1909, 1917, 1922, 1959, 1974, 1996, 1997, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/