Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
22.9°F
(-5.1°C)
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1899
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1939
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
12.8°F
(-10.7°C)
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1939
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
7.2°F
(-13.8°C)
14.6°F
(-9.7°C)
-7.4°F
(-4.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
7.3°F
(-13.7°C)
14.2°F
(-9.9°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
11.0°F
(-11.7°C)
17.0°F
(-8.3°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1936
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
16.8°F
(-8.4°C)
21.7°F
(-5.7°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1899
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1936
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1899, 1912
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1951
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1965
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904, 1936
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1916, 1925, 1952
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1918
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1997
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1919, 1967
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2000
Ties: 1898, 1970
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1906, 1918, 1919, 1920
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1902, 1931, 1948, 1950
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1920
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1947, 1949, 1966, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/