Climate at a Glance

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New England Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1916
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1923
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1923
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1987
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
21.2°F
(-6.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1898
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012, 2016
Ties: 1937, 1947
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1962
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1976, 1986
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2016
Ties: 1903, 1928, 1929, 1937, 1938, 1955, 1966, 1969, 1986
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1928, 1929
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1913, 1952, 2005
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1913, 1919, 1952, 1990
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1921, 1931, 1976, 2004
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1949, 1983
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1938, 1976, 2004
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1906
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1939, 1958, 1974, 1975, 1981, 1982, 1983
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1932, 1949, 1957, 1976, 1994, 1995
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1908
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1950, 1989

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/